The biotechnology specialist certificate program is highly beneficial for bachelor’s degree students seeking to gain hands-on, high-tech biotechnology laboratory skills.
If you are currently employed in a biotechnology occupation, the biotechnology specialist certificate is a great way to update your skills in changing technologies for career advancement.
The biotechnology specialist certificate is a great stepping-stone to a high-wage, high-demand career. Swift advances in knowledge of genetics and organic molecules spurred growth in the field of biotechnology, transforming the industries in which biological scientists work. Advances in biotechnology have created employment opportunities in almost all areas of biology, with commercial applications in areas such as medicine, agriculture and environmental remediation.
Certificate > Biotechnology Specialist CCC
This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate. It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.
Program Required Courses
YEAR I – First Semester
*BSC 2420 Biotechnology I - 3 cr.
*BSC 2420L Biotechnology I Laboratory - 2 cr.
YEAR I – Second Semester
†BSC 2419C Plant and Animal Cell Culture - 3 cr.
BSC 2427 Biotechnology II - 3 cr.
BSC 2427L Biotechnology II Laboratory - 2 cr.
YEAR I – Third Semester
†BSC 2435C Bioinformatics - 3 cr.
†STA 2023 Elementary Statistics - 3 cr.
(*) Requires additional coursework.
†Courses symbolized with a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery methods. Online availability may vary by academic term.
NOTE: Coursework may be applied to the two-year AS degree Biotechnology Laboratory Technology program.
Brandon Campus, BSCI 207B