Biomanufacturing Technology Career Program

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Biomanufacturing Technology)

Credits required 69

Dean Peter Schuyler

Program contact Mary Cass, Coordinator and

Associate Professor of Automation Technology, ext. 2248

Program Goals Statement

This option prepares students for technical positions in biotechnology and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries. Students learn to use manufacturing equipment and to understand biological and chemical processes in a hands-on, practical environment.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Information

The program focuses on developing an understanding of engineering principles applied to solving technical problems.

Students develop expertise in computers, automated equipment, and working in a laboratory environment.

This program is challenging. Limit outside responsibilities (e.g., work).

After BCC

Graduates can enter the workforce as biomanufacturing, bioprocess or pharmaceutical manufacturing technicians.

Infused General Education Competencies

Oral Communication

Degree Requirements

General Courses

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Choose one of the following

PHL 101Introduction to Philosophy

3 credits

PHL 152Ethics: Making Ethical Decisions in a Modern World

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses – Choose one Global Awareness elective

ART 105History of Art: Ancient, Medieval and World Art

3 credits

ART 106History of Art: Renaissance to Modern

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 252The Sociology of Human Relations

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Core Courses

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience I

3 credits

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

EGR 131Introduction to Electrical Circuits

4 credits

EGR 132Electrical Circuits

4 credits

EGR 171Fluid Systems

4 credits

EGR 172Material Science

4 credits

EGR 211Programmable Control Systems

4 credits

EGR 255Thermodynamics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:29

Math and Science Courses

BIO 121Fundamentals of Biological Science I

4 credits

BIO 126Introduction to Biotechnology

3 credits

BIO 239Elements of Microbiology

4 credits

CHM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry I

4 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:26

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

BIO 121Fundamentals of Biological Science I

4 credits

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

BIO 239Elements of Microbiology

4 credits

EGR 172Material Science

4 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

And

PHL 101Introduction to Philosophy

3 credits

Or

PHL 152Ethics: Making Ethical Decisions in a Modern World

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - summer

Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

BIO 126Introduction to Biotechnology

3 credits

CHM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry I

4 credits

EGR 131Introduction to Electrical Circuits

4 credits

EGR 171Fluid Systems

4 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience I

3 credits

EGR 132Electrical Circuits

4 credits

EGR 211Programmable Control Systems

4 credits

EGR 255Thermodynamics

3 credits

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

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