Students are expected to learn the following within the Biotechnology program:
1. Cognitive Knowledge
2. Information and Computer Literacy
- Recall factual information on broad knowledge based proficiency in central themes, principles, and components of science.
- Define and solve problems using scientific method in biotechnology or related fields independently and/or collaboratively in a team.
- Consider implications of biotechnology in societal, environmental, and educational frameworks.
3. Experimental Skills
- Access current information and literature in science.
- Utilize the computer for organizing information.
- Prepare and present scientific data.
- Prepare laboratory reagents and conduct experiments using basic instrumentation and math skills with minimal supervision.
- Utilize a wide variety of laboratory techniques with accuracy, precision, and safety.
- Analyze and report laboratory findings using oral and/or written skills.
4. Critical Thinking
5. Scientific Communication
- Apply the concepts of biology in problem solving within the scientific industry.
- Use appropriate protocols to devise data collection procedures and analyze results.
- Use the terminology, concepts, and examples of biotechnology in presentations.
- Write scientific information and data using facts and knowledge of biotechnology.
- Formulate and evaluate scientific research pertaining to biotechnology in related fields.
6. Professional Attitude
- Establish personal responsibilities pertaining to the workforce.
- Interpret current knowledge and skills to emerging methods in biotechnology, as it is a rapidly evolving field.