BIO-263: Biotechnology Internship

WebAdvisor Title
Biotechnology Internship

Catalog Info

Credit Hours
1.00
Contact Hours
7.87
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, admission to the Biotechnology Program, and permission of the Director of the Biotechnology Program.
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
Course Satisfies MTA Requirements
Yes
Course Satisfies the following General Education Outcomes
Category 6.1: Natural Sciences

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
Other Details

The student must develop a portfolio demonstrating prior biotechnology laboratory experience specificially 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.  HFCC Biotechnology Faculty will evaluate these materials to determine if credit for prior college-level learning will be granted.