Biotechnology Workforce Readiness
3 Credit Hours
This course will include three units. One unit covers job skills and is designed to provide a broad range of professional development opportunities for students. These opportunities will include resume building, interview skills, career specific expectations and professionalism necessary to be successful in a Biotechnology career. A second unit provides an informal survey of the local, state and federal regulatory agencies that are involved with the biotechnology and biofuels manufacturing industries. This unit of the course will include guest lecturers from agency representatives, review of current literature, and open discussion. The third unit covers hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, OSHA compliance and regulations, safety and health training, first aid, and CPR. Three hours of lecture.