Biotechnology Technician - Industrial Microbiology Ontario College Diploma

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  • Objectives
    This program prepares you to work as a bench tech (in quality control /quality assurance) in the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. We provide thorough practical training in industrial microbiology as well as chemistry - analytical, organic and biochemistry. Laboratory techniques, including appropriate safety procedures, are extensively highlighted. A special feature of the program is our focus on the project approach, with independently designed microbiology projects that enhance your problem-solving and research skills You may graduate in one year as a biotechnological technician or continue for a second year to study specialized topics such as advanced biotechnology and microbial genetics or systematic microbiology, graduating as a biotechnology technologist
  • Practical experience
    There is an optional co-op aspect associated with this program.
  • Academic Title
    Biotechnology Technician - Industrial Microbiology Ontario College Diploma
  • Course description
    Semester 3 Courses
    Course Code     Course Name     Lecture     Lab

    BI-207     Microbiology Project 1         4 hrs
    BI-208     Food Microbiology     3 hrs     3 hrs
    CH-121     Organic Chemistry     3 hrs     2 hrs
    CH-207     Analytical Chemistry     3 hrs     2 hrs
    ENGL-250     Report Writing in a Technical Environment     2 hrs     
    GNED-500     Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action     3 hrs     
    Semester 4 Courses
    Course Code     Course Name     Lecture     Lab

    BI-206     Microbiology Project 2         5 hrs
    BI-209     Pharmaceutical Microbiology     3 hrs     3 hrs
    CH-203     Food Chemistry     2 hrs     2 hrs
    CH-222     Biochemistry 1     3 hrs     2 hrs
    ELECT     Elective     3 hrs     


    * Students will be required to take a microbiology laboratory preparation/college orientation course offered before semester 3 to prepare for semester 3.

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