Biological Technology – Stem Cell Culture – Certificate of Achievement

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The curriculum prepares students to work in entry level positions in the field of cell culture including stem cell culture. Emphasis is on practical laboratory skills combined with training in a working laboratory setting.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Understand, interpret and write laboratory documents, SOPs, protocols and notebook documentation.
  2. Be able to use, maintain, calibrate and/or validate standard laboratory equipment.
  3. Be prepared for entry-level technician positions in laboratories performing stem cell research in the biological technology industry and in research institutes.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Semester I
BIOL 102ABIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY - BASIC TECHNIQUES3
CHEM 022INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY4
MATH 131INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA FOR STEM5.5
Semester II
BIOL 102BBIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY - ADVANCED TECHNIQUES3
CHEM 001AGENERAL CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ANALYSIS I5
Semester III
BIOL 002ANIMAL BIOLOGY4
or MICR 002 MICROBIOLOGY
BIOL 102CBIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY - CELL CULTURE TECHNIQUES3
Semester IV
BIOL 038CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY4
BIOL 102DBIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY - LABORATORY INTERNSHIP3
Total Units34.5

Visit the Program Mapper for a suggested sequence of courses.

This Certificate of Achievement is not eligible as a major for an Associate Degree.