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5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, Texas 78752-4390
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Advanced Technical Certificate Plan


Prerequisites :

A student must hold a baccalaureate or associates degree that includes 1½ years of biology and one year of chemistry and department approval to be admitted to the program.  Proficiency in oral/written English and in use of computers is required (to be tested separately if requested by the Department Chair or course instructor).

+BIOL 1414   Introduction to Biotechnology I1                                                        
+BIOL 1415 Introduction to Biotechnology II                        
  BITC 1340 Quality Assurance for the Biosciences                                       
+BITC 2350 Bioinformatics                                                      

Semester II
+BITC 2441 Molecular Biology Techniques                             
  BITC 2411 Biotechnology Laboratory Instrumentation                   
+BITC 2431         Cell Culture Techniques OR                                                                              
  BITC 1491          Special Topics in Biological Technology/                                     
                           Technician: Introduction to Biomanufacturing                                                             
Semester III
 #  BITC 2487 Internship-Biology Technician/ Biotechnology Laboratory Technician II   

Foot Notes
+Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
#Capstone course
1Students should consult with a full-time Biotechnology instructor before registering.  May substitute BITC 1411

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