Biomedical Manufacturing Technology Career

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Biomanufacturing Technology)

Credits required 62/67

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

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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). Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.

Recommended Electives

After BCC

  • Graduates can enter the workforce as biomanufacturing, bioprocess or pharmaceutical manufacturing technicians.
  • If you are considering transfer to a four-year institution, visit the Transfer Affairs website at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

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:0-6

Humanities Elective: Choose from ARC 201, ART 105, ART 106, COM 160, ENG 217, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 255, ENG 256, ENG 257, ENG 259, ENG 261, ENG 264HST 226, HST 252, HST 257, HST 259, HST 261, HST 264, HST 265, HUM 160, HUM 254, PHL 101 or PHL 152

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

Core Courses

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

3 credits

Or

CAD 111Advanced Computer Aided Design

3 credits

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

EGR 115Manufacturing Processes & Measurement

3 credits

EGR 131Introduction to Electrical Circuits

4 credits

Or

EGR 151Electrical Machinery

3 credits

EGR 172Material Science

4 credits

EGR 215Lean Six Sigma

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:26

Core Electives

 

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-12

First Technical Elective: Choose from BIO, CAD, CED or EGR, or CHM 113, MTH 171, MTH 214, or PHY 102

Second and Third Technical Electives: Choose 2 from BIO 126, BIO 240, CAD 112, CAD 172CAD 211, EGR 111, EGR 112, EGR 171, EGR 211, EGR 251 or EGR 255

Math and Science Courses

BIO 121Fundamentals of Biological Science I

4 credits

BIO 115Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology

4 credits

Or

BIO 233Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

MTH 173Trigonometry

3 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:26

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CSS 101, MTH 141 or MTH 173, PHY 101, ENG 101, EGR 102

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

BIO 121, EGR 103, EGR 115, ENG 102, MTH 119

Recommended Course Sequence - Summer

Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.

 

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

BIO 115, CAD 101 or CAD 111, EGR 131 or EGR 151, 2 Electives

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

EGR 215, HST 113 or HST 114, 3 Electives

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