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NEW! Biotechnology Program

You can be qualified to work in the Biotech Manufacturing Industry after completing just 3 courses!

Complete Biology 190 & 190L, Biology 191, and Chemistry 209 and earn a Certificate of Proficiency in Biotechnology
Our certificate is stackable so you can also earn higher level Certificates of Achievement and an AS Degree in Biotechnology by completing other courses in the program (Click Images Below for more information)

​Diagram of Courses for
Stackable Certificate

Biotechnology courses at SCC:

Biotechnology A: Basic Laboratory Skills - Currently Offered in Spring 2017

  • Biology 191-35058: (02/13/2017-06/11/2017)
    • Lecture: Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00 PM (U-85)
    • Lab: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:10 PM - 6:40 PM (U-85)
  • No Prerequisite!
  • Training for job proficiency in basic lab procedures, techniques, and use of equipment
  • This is 1 of only 3 classes needed to earn a certificate!

Introduction to Biotechnology - Currently Offered in Spring 2017

  • Biology 190-36312: (02/13/2017-06/11/2017)
    • Lecture: Fridays 8:30 AM - 9:55 AM Fri (U-85) on campus and 1.5 hours/week online
  • Biology 190L-36318: (02/13/2017-06/11/2017)
    • Lab: Fridays 10:30 AM - 1:40 PM Fri (U-85)
  • No Prerequisite!
  • Introduction and overview of the Biotechnology Industry and Basic Biological concepts.
  • This lecture and lab combo can serve as your GE science requirement (an alternative to taking Bio 109/109L)!

Contact Denise Foley (Program Coordinator) for more information.