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CCC’s Biotechnology Program Certificates

Our program has many certificates and degrees.  If you are not certain which is right for you, please visit our recommended schedules page and see which path is best for your personal goals and life circumstances.

CERTIFICATES AND DEGREES IN CCC’s BIOTECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

Biotechnology Assistant:  

  • BIOSC 172L – Introduction to Biotechnology (Lab)
  • MATH 118 or MATH 120 – Algebra
  • ENGL 142B or ENGL 1A – Writing-Expository
  • COUNS103A or COUNS120 – Personal Development for College Success

Biotechnology Technician

  • Core Biotechnology Courses: 
    • BIOSC 159 – Foundations in Biotechnology (Lab)
    • BIOSC 157 – Foundations in Biotechnology (Lecture)
    • BIOSC 172 – Introduction to Biotechnology (Lecture)
  • Advanced laboratory courses:  4 Units from the following:
    • BIOSC 147 (Cell and Molecular Biology)
    • BIOSC 148 (General Microbiology 4U)
    • BIOSC 182 (cGMP/GLP 2U)
    • BIOSC 183 (Cell Culture 2U)
    • BIOSC 186 (Protein Purification 2U)
  • Business and communication: One of the following:
    • SPCH 120 (Public Speaking)
    • BUS 109 (Introduction to Business)
    • BUS 120 (Introduction to Management)
    • BUS 125 (Report Writing)
    • BOT 248 (Business Correspondence)
  • Computer and data proficiency: One of the following:
    • MATH 164 (Introduction to Probability abd Statistics)
    • CIS 135 (Introduction to Computers)
    • BOT 226 (Microsoft Access/Information Processing)
    • BOT 224 (Microsoft Excel/Information Processing)

Pre-Allied Health Certificate

  • Core Pre-Allied Health Courses: 
    • BIOSC 132 (Human Anatomy)
    • BIOSC 134 (Human Physiology)
    • ENGL 1A  (Composition and Reading)
  • Additional Science training : One of the following:
    • BIOSC172 (Introduction to Biotechnology)’
    • BIOSC 110 (Introductory Biology)
    • CHEM 120 or CHEM 119 or BIOSC 110
    • BIOSC 145 or BIOSC147 (Majors Biology)
    • BIOSC 119 (Microbiology)
    • BIOSC 160 (Nutrition)

Associate of Science, Biotechnology

  • BIOSC 172 – Introduction to Biotechnology (Lecture)
  • BIOSC 157 – Foundations in Biotechnology (Lecture)
  • BIOSC 159 – Foundations in Biotechnology (Lab)
  • BIOSC 147 (Cell and Molecular Biology)
  • CHEM 120 (General College Chemistry)
  • ENGL 1A (Composition and Reading)
  • Laboratory courses:  4 Units from the following:
    • BIOSC 148 (General Microbiology 4U)
    • BIOSC 182 (cGMP/GLP 2U)
    • BIOSC 183 (Cell Culture 2U)
    • BIOSC 186 (Protein Purification 2U)
    • BIOSC172L (Introduction to Biotech Lab 1U)
  • Business and communication: One of the following:
    • SPCH 120 (Public Speaking)
    • BUS 109 (Introduction to Business)
    • BUS 120 (Introduction to Management)
    • BUS 125 (Report Writing)
    • BOT 248 (Business Correspondence)
  • Computer and data proficiency: One of the following:
    • CIS 135 (Introduction to Computers)
    • MATH 164 (Introduction to Probability abd Statistics)
    • BOT 226(Microsoft Access/Information Processing)
    • BOT 224 (Microsoft Excel/Information Processing)
  • GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AND ELECTIVES TO TOTAL 60 UNITS

Last updated July, 2017

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