BIO-263: Biotechnology Internship

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2019
Title when registering
Biotechnology Internship
Credit Hours
1.00
Contact Hours Per Week
8 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

A minimum 120 hour unpaid internship experience in a biotechnology laboratory designed to provide the student with an off-campus experience in an actual work environment and to facilitate future employment possibilities. The intern may work in one or a variety of tasks and positions, depending on the student’s background and interests, and defined by competency goals agreed upon by the sponsoring laboratory and HFC Biotechnology Faculty. This course is designed to satisfy the requirements of the Biotechnology Program.

Pre-requisites
Completion of BIO-261, BIO-262, and CHEM-151 with grades of C or better, demonstrated competence in laboratory skills, and permission of the Director of the Biotechnology Program.
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Portfolio Review
Portfolio Review Details

Portfolio must contain evidence that illustrates competency in all course learning objectives. Department faculty will evaluate submitted portfolios based on the evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and student checklist available through the School of STEM.

The student must develop a portfolio demonstrating prior biotechnology laboratory experience specifically detailing biotechnology competencies achieved. The student must also produce documentation from the sponsoring laboratory attesting to the performance of activities that meet the objectives of this course. HFC Biotechnology Faculty will evaluate these materials to determine if credit for prior college-level learning will be granted.

Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122