Biotechnology

BIT 103- Computer Programs for Biotechnology

  • Use standard office applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations as required by entry-level professionals in the biotech industry.
  • Deliver effective presentations using content and techniques appropriate to the biotech industry.
  • Demonstrate a basic familiarity and functionality with a variety software programs specific to the biotech industry, including applications used to track and document: work orders, deviations, sample logging, status updates, corrective actions preventative actions (CAPA's), pressure alarms, equipment tracking and environmental monitoring.

BIT 150- Methods of Biotechnology

  • Apply proper aseptic technique to make media and grow and maintain normal and malignant cells in culture
  • Examine different cell lines and apply the correlation between passage and population density levels of cells
  • Determine cell viability by freezing and thawing cells
  • Refine cooperative interpersonal work skills and practices

BIT 155- Quality Control and Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Explain the history and process of adopting and applying CGMP regulations and FDA enforcement practices.
  • Deliver effective presentations using content and techniques appropriate to the biotech industry.
  • Demonstrate preparedness to work in a biotech quality control department assuring compliance with CGMP at a career-ready level.

BIT 200- Biotechnology Internship

  • Perform 200 hours of laboratory tasks at an industry site according to the standards of GMP
  • Develop and refine cooperative interpersonal work skills and practices in dealing with professionals, peers and supervisors
  • Record all performed activities in a laboratory notebook consistent with good documentation practices

BIT 225- Special Topics in Biotechnology

  • Draw conclusions based on the analysis of graphic and numeric data gathered from biotechnology experiments.
  • Apply manufacturing processes in the biotech industry at a career-ready level.
  • Apply quality systems practices in the biotech industry at a career-ready level.
  • Deliver effective presentations using content and techniques appropriate to the biotech industry.

BIT 250- Advanced Techniques in Biotechnology

  • Perform upstream and downstream processing techniques used in the biotech industry
  • Distinguish among the various protein purification and assay techniques
  • Refine cooperative interpersonal work skills and practices

Last Modified: 8/2/21