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BIOT 0001 - Biotechnology Career Awareness

Biotechnology Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

A collaborative effort between BCIT, the Greater Vancouver School Districts and various local Biotechnology companies to provide Grade 10, 11 and 12 students with an opportunity to experience the field of biotechnology as a career path. Students spend five days in an actual biotech lab, and also visit companies in the field.

Prerequisite(s)

Must be in Grade 10,11, or 12.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$211.99

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 36944

Mon Dec 10 - Fri Dec 14 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Dec 10 - Dec 14 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SW09 Rm. 206

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$211.99

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Career Awareness workshop for grades 10, 11 and 12 students. Must be selected and registered through school districts. Contact Project Manager at biotech@bcit.ca for detailed information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Learn about the techniques and tools used in biotechnology.
  • Learn about the applications of biotechnology in fields such as health, agriculture and the environment.
  • Have hands-on experience with common biotechnology techniques such as aseptic culture, DNA isolation/analysis and cell culture.

Effective as of Winter 2011

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