British Columbia Institute of Technologywww.bcit.ca/study/courses/biot4001

Important Notice: Natural gas heat limited on BCIT Burnaby Campus

BCIT

BIOT 4001 - Biotechnology for Business

Biotechnology Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This course is a survey of the business of biotechnology. This will include the basic biological principles necessary to understand the science of the technologies that make up the biotechnology tool box. Technology Topics include: fermentation, genetic engineering, monoclonal antibodies, cell culture, bioinformatics and enzyme technology. The course will explore the role of Biotechnology in advancements of products and services in health care, agriculture, environment, and marine. The ethical implications of these technologies will also be discussed.

Credits

3.0

This course isn't currently offered through BCIT Part-time Studies. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Define biotechnology.
  • Describe the Global, Canadian and Local biotechnology clusters with respect to market size and focus.
  • Understand biotechnology products that are produced in Canada, as well as their target market.
  • List and briefly explain the component technologies that make up the Biotechnology toolbox.
  • Describe the role of biotechnology in agriculture, forestry, human health, food, aquaculture, and environment.

Effective as of Winter 2007

Related Programs

BIOT 4001 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Accounting
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

Contact Us

If you have a comment or question about this course, please complete and submit the form below.

Contact Information

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the College and Institute Act (RSBC 1996, Ch.52). BCIT will use this information to communicate with you regarding relevant BCIT programs, courses and services. This information is only used by authorized BCIT staff. Email communication sent to and from BCIT is routed through the United States of America. If you have any questions about BCIT's collection and use of this information, please contact BCIT’s manager of Information Access and Privacy.

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of BIOT 4001 - Biotechnology for Business? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

Contact Information

Suggest course days and times

If you are interested in taking this course on-campus (classroom delivery only) and would like to see it offered on specific days and/or at specific times, please indicate your preferences below. Day and time suggestions are not applicable to online courses.

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the College and Institute Act (RSBC 1996, Ch.52). BCIT will use this information to communicate with you regarding relevant BCIT programs, courses and services. This information is only used by authorized BCIT staff. Email communication sent to and from BCIT is routed through the United States of America. If you have any questions about BCIT's collection and use of this information, please contact BCIT’s manager of Information Access and Privacy.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Find Courses

Payment Changes At BCIT

We've changed the way we accept payments.

Find out more

Course Navigation, Related Links & Tools

Registration News

Registration is currently open for the Fall 2018 term.

The sneak preview for the Winter 2019 term starts Fri, Oct 19 at 8:30 am (PDT).

Students may register for Winter 2019 term courses online, by phone, mail or in-person starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT).

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at www.bcit.ca/rooms on the first day of any course you are registered for.

Part-time Studies Financial Aid

Will you be studying at BCIT part-time? Do you need assistance funding your studies? Find out if you qualify for Part-time Studies financial aid ›

© BCIT