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Career & Workforce Education

Career & Workforce Education

Biotechnology- Research Lab Assistant

 Gainful Employment Disclosure - Biotechnology Research Lab Assistant

Program Description
This program is designed to prepare students for employment in biotechnology research. Upon successful completion of the required coursework, students will have acquired skills in basic laboratory techniques and practices in addition to proficiency in basic statistics, microbiology, and oral/written data presentation. The curriculum is not aligned to transfer to a specific major at a four-year college or university.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion, students will be able to employ the principles of proper documentation and recordkeeping in keeping a laboratory notebook and creating standard operating procedures. Students will also be able to explain and properly perform molecular biology techniques commonly used in biotechnology-related academic and industrial laboratories and dorrectly analyze and clearly present biotechnology data in oral and written form.

Biotech 2 Biotechnology I 3
Biotech 3 Biotechnology II 4
Biotech 8 Biological Research Internship 5
Chem 51 Fundamentals of Chemistry I 5
Math 227 Statistics 4
Micro 20 General Microbiology 4

Total Units: 25

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Career & Workforce Education

Location: Collaboartive Studies Building (CSB) 107

Marla Uliana
Dean, Career & Workforce Education

Ana Iniguez
SFP Program Technician

Sophia Robles
SFP Specialist 
818-364-7600 ext 7114

Tracy Harkins
Health and Kinesiology Faculty
CE Faculty Liaison