Dec 05, 2023  
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook

Biotechnology Diploma (D20100)

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This curriculum will prepare students for careers through the study of principles in science, laboratory techniques and applied processes.  Graduates should be qualified to obtain occupations as process and manufacturing technicians in the life science, food and agricultural sectors.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Apply knowledge of cellular and molecular structure and function to written scientific reports and communications.
  2. Illustrate the proper use of a variety of laboratory techniques and procedures with accuracy, precision, and safety.
  3. Integrate the laboratory and lecture components of the program through the use of an experimental approach.

Course Selection Information

Students, to help you progress in your degree program, take prerequisite courses along with English and Math early in your academic career. This will align you for greater success in completing your program of study. Click on the courses listed below to ensure you are aware of prerequisites. The order shown below under the student program priorities is a guide.

Student Program Priorities:

  1. BIO 111 , BIO 168  

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