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    May 26, 2018  
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Basic Biotechnology Certificate (C20100A)


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A certificate in Biotechnology is designed for high school students, high school graduates, four-year students, career transfers, and any interested adults who are seeking a job in the biotechnology field.

The courses taken in this certificate may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Biotechnology. See the associate degree listing for specific degree requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Graduates will demonstrate:

  1. Math skills necessary for the sciences like the use of computers to solve work-related goals.
  2. An understanding of the empirical nature of science and the scientific method.
  3. Knowledge of basic lab techniques like analytical weighing and use of volumetric techniques.
  4. "Hands-on" approach covering topics like DNA extraction, transformation, chromatography, and PCR.

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