Welcome to CCC’s in-depth biotechnology information page. Please use the menu on the right to find specific information about our program.
Just getting started ? Discover the biotechnology industry in our introductory course, which also prepares you for allied health courses.
BIOSC172 : Introduction to Biotechnology (Summer session short online course) Runs June 14-July 8
Applied Research: Apply technology to Urban Agriculture and inform the future of food! Be part of the Soil Microbiome Project this Summer. Learn DNA technology, bioinformatics, and remote sensing.
BIOSC188-0188: Work as part of the Core Lab Team in our Biotechnology Operations course. Develop skills and bring a useful biotech product to our customer, Urban Tilth. (Mon-Thurs for 3 weeks 9:35AM-3:45 PM) Runs July 6-July22
For more information about the soil microbiome project, click here.
BIOSC172 + BIOSC172L: Introduction to Biotechnology Lecture and Lab. This section of BIOSC172 includes the lab portion back on campus! (Mondays and Wednesdays 2:40-5:30PM) Starts August 23
Contact Dr Krolikowski if you have questions: (510) 215-3990, email@example.com Office: Biology room B-4.
What are my career and education options in this program?
Biotechnology is a high-demand, high-growth, and high-wage field, especially in the Bay Area, where it’s a $8-10 billion dollar industry, with about 1500 companies, and expected to grow by about 13% over the next 10 years. There are jobs available at all levels of education, with about 25% of jobs available for folks with community college coursework, and 37% of jobs for those with a bachelor’s degree. After earning certificates or degrees in biotechnology salaries for california biotech workers more than doubled (to $30,000 for a certificate-holder, and to $48,000 for a degree-holder). This is definitely a sector where you can find good employment!
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