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Biotechnology Lab Specialist Certificate of Completion Planning Guide

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Program Description:

Shoreline Community College offers a short-term Biotechnology Lab Specialist Certificate of Completion (CC) to prepare students for an entry-level position in laboratories involved in the production of genetically engineered drugs, gene therapy, microbiology, virology, forensic science, agriculture and environmental science. This program is designed for post-baccalaureate students. Students pursuing a four-year baccalaureate degree should follow the Biological Sciences Pre-Major (AS-T1)  planning guide.

Certificate of Completion (37-38 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

GPA of 2.0 or better for the entire program required.

Program Prerequisites:

Meet with an advisor to identify courses from the Program Prerequisite list below that must be taken before starting the Core Biotech Sequence of classes. Students entering the program must have received at least a 2.0 in each of these classes (or an equivalent course) within the last 5 years. Professional experience will also be considered.

Application Required:

An application is required to enter the four-quarter Core Biotech Sequence of classes: BIOL 265 /BIOL 266 , BIOL 270 /BIOL 274 , BIOL 275 , BIOL 277  (OR BIOL 276  and BIOL 281 ), BIOL 279 BIOL 249 , BIOL 280 , and BIOL 290 . Please see an advisor for an application form or visit: http://www.shoreline.edu/biotechnology/application.aspx.

Core Biotech Sequence

Certificate Completion

Students should automatically receive their Certificate after successful completion of all required courses. If you have not received your Certificate, please contact Jenifer Aydelotte in the office of Student Learning at jaydelotte@shoreline.edu or 206-546-4719.

Program Advisor:

Dina Kovarik  206-546-4747 dkovarik@shoreline.edu Rm 2814

Program Information:

Length of Program: 37-38 Credits
Completion Award: Certificate of Completion
Enrollment: Fall
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $660/yr for lab fees
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)
Website: http://shoreline.edu/programs/biotechnology/

Plan code: BLTBLC20

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