Jul 16, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Map: Biotechnology Certificate


If you follow this program map, you can complete this certificate in four (4) semesters.  See an academic advisor for a customized program map that works for you.  To earn a Certificate of Achievement in this field of study, you must achieve a minimum 2.0 (‘C’) grade point average on all courses listed below.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for certificate completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOT 1113 - Introduction to Biotechnology  
Grade of ‘C’ or better needed to progress into other BIOT courses in sequence.
3
Total Credit Hours 3

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester - Spring

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOT 1315 - Biotechnology Laboratory Methods and Techniques  (offered spring semester only)
Grade of ‘C’ or better needed to progress into other BIOT courses in sequence.
5
BIOT 2101 - Biotechnology Quality Assurance  (offered spring semester only)
Grade of ‘C’ or better needed to progress into other BIOT courses in sequence.
1
Total Credit Hours 6

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Third Semester - Fall

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOT 1534 - Cell Culture Techniques  (offered fall semester only) 4
BIOT 2246 - Molecular Biology and Techniques  (offered fall semester only) 6
Total Credit Hours 10

Milestone

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • If entering the workforce after graduation, visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester - Spring

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOT 2335 - Biotechnology Proteomics and Instrumentation  (offered spring semester only) 5
BIOT 2512 - Biotechnology Apprenticeship   2
Total Credit Hours 7

Milestone

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • See an academic advisor to file for graduation.