Biological Technology (A.A.S.)

Student Learning Outcomes


  • Students will be able to prepare a professional quality technical report.
  • Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of the nature of science.
  • Students will demonstrate good lab practice.
  • Students will understand and demonstrate standard ethical practices.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles common to living systems at the molecular and cellular level: DNA, RNA, protein synthesis, and structure-function relationship of cellular organelles.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge in the principles of microscopy, skill in microscopic technique, and proper care and maintenance procedures.
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of the basic concepts in genetic engineering and related methods of bacterial transformation, screening, DNA isolation, DNA characterization, and genetic cloning.
  • Students will demonstrate, by experimental design, advanced knowledge of current applications in cell and molecular biology.
  • Students will demonstrate mastery of sterile techniques of media preparation for tissue culture.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to perform as part of a team in group activities.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.