The Biotechnology LabTechnician Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for employment in a biotechnology laboratory conducting advanced research. This certificate will give student both theoretical knowledge of, as well as hands-on training in, several basic and advanced biotechnology procedures used in today’s microbiology, cell and molecular biology, biomedical and pharmaceutical research facilities. The certificate’s curriculum does not align to transfer to a specific major at a four-year college or university. The Biotechnology Lab TechnicianCertificate of Achievement requires satisfactory completion of all courses with a grade of “C” or better.
|Fall 2019||Fall 2020||Fall2021||Spring 2022|
The Biotechnology Lab Technician Certificate of Achievement is designed for CTE and workforce training/development. This certificate is designed to prepare students to working entry-level jobs in various biotechnology settings (e.g. commercial, private and academic laboratories) with an emphasis on providing the skills necessary for employment in a research laboratory. Students successfully completing this program will be able to seek employment in a wide variety of fields, including microbiological, biomedical, pharmaceutical, cell and molecular biology research laboratories. Through the certificate’s curriculum, students will acquire and build skills in basic and advanced laboratory techniques, lab safety, proper documentation, data analysis and presentation, and good manufacturing practices.
(Y1 or S1)
|CHEMISTRY 060||Fundamentals of Chemistry||5||Y1,S1|
|Course name and number||Course title||Units|
|Chemistry 060||Fundamentals of Chemistry||5|
|Biotech 001||Fundamentals of Biotechnology||3|
|Biotech 002||Biotechnology I||3|
|Biotech 003||Biotechnology II||4|
|Biotech 102||Cell Culture||4|