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2011-2012 Catalog 
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biotechnology, Associate of Applied Science

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The A.A.S. Biotechnology degree program is designed for graduates to directly seek employment. The program provides extensive laboratory and research experiences including internship opportunities in local industries. The courses have been designed to enhance the student’s written and verbal communication skills—skills highly desired by local industry. Additionally, the program focuses on proper documentation, analysis of experimental data and safety. This program will prepare graduates for employment opportunities in the field in a variety of areas, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical laboratories. Completion of the program allows graduates to compete for jobs in laboratories involved in research, product development, manufacturing and quality control.

Graduates are able to:

  • communicate in a professional manner
  • demonstrate the technical skills applicable to the Biotechnology industry
  • exhibit proficiency in good record keeping and documentation
  • explore career opportunities while gaining in specific technical areas

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