Biomanufacturing Technology Career Program

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Biomanufacturing Technology)

Credits required 70

Dean

Sarmad Saman

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

See Learning Outcomes

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

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Choose one of the following

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

Or

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses

Humanities Elective

3 credits

Social Phenomenon Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Humanities Elective: Choose from ARC 201, ART 105, ART 106, COM 160, ENG 217, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 257, ENG 259, ENG 261, ENG 264, HST 226, HST 252, HST 257, HST 259, HST 261, HST 265, HUM 160, HUM 254, PHL 101, or PHL 152

Social Phenomenon Elective: SeeGeneral Education Competency Courses for Social Phenomenon course listings (ECN 111, ECN 112, PHL 152, PSY 271 or SOC 101 recommended)

Core Courses

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

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

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

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

Humanities Elective

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 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

Or

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

EGR 132Electrical Circuits

4 credits

EGR 211Programmable Control Systems

4 credits

EGR 255Thermodynamics

3 credits

Social Phenomenon Elective

3 credits

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