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BTEC 405 Biopharmaceutical Summer Experience

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Course Description

An introduction to topics in Biopharmaceuticals and STEM careers. Modules will explore how the scientific method is used to discover biologicals for use in mainly pharmacology, energy and manufacturing, and how potential products are selected and eventually manufactured in these industry sectors. Students will also study Bay Area biotechnology entrepreneurs and how local biotechnology companies were started. Students will survey STEM careers and companies in the general Bay Area.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None