Summer 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)

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BIOT 307    Biotechnology and Society    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the emerging impact of biotechnology on society. Basic concepts in biotechnology are introduced in a non-technical manner to explore advances in medicine, agriculture, and other fields. Public perception and ethical issues in biotechnology are also emphasized.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 16
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Axsen              ARC MAIN Online          11226 
Orientation: Monday, June 7, 04:00PM-05:00PM, Room 490

BIOT 498    Work Experience in Biotechnology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to biotechnology. Students are advised to consult with the Biotechnology Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of biotechnology. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to fulfill a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants, returning participants are not required to attend the orientation but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN Online          11542 
Orientation:    Thursday, June 3,    6:00pm-7:30pm    Rm 126
Orientation for this online course is mandatory for all students. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at

W         05:30PM-07:20PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN D 102           11544 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 11544 Textbook

Summer 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2010