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Biotechnology

Biotechnology Certificate

The Program features three tracks. Students select one:
Laboratory Track / Engineering Track / Business Track


Certificate in Biotechnology - Laboratory Track
College of Science
Required Courses: (16 credit hours)

Prerequisites: Either currently majoring in biology or chemistry, and completion of a year of introductory biology, biochemistry, cell biology and laboratory, microbiology and laboratory, calculus; or a baccalaureate degree that includes the following courses; a year of introductory biology, biochemistry, cell biology and laboratory, microbiology and laboratory, a year of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and calculus.

  • MTH 147
    Statistical Concepts with Applications
  • ESC 120
    Introduction to Engineering Design
  • BIO 435
    Techniques in Molecular Biology
  • CHE 366
    Bioprocess Engineering Principles
  • IME 465
    Manufacturing Systems Engineering

To learn more about Certificate in Biotechnology - Laboratory Track, Contact:
The Department of Biological, Geological & Environmental Sciences
Phone: 216.687.2440
Email: BGES@csuohio.edu

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Certificate in Biotechnology - Engineering Track *
Fenn College of Engineering
Required Courses: (17-19 credit hours)

Prerequisites: Either currently majoring in chemical engineering, or college coursework that includes the following: a year of general chemistry, two years of calculus and advanced math, and courses in thermodynamics, material and energy balances, transport phenomena, and reactor design.

  • CHE 446
    Biochemistry Engineering
  • CHE 496
    Chemical Engineering Project
  • BIO 306
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology or
    CHM 402
    Biochemistry
  • BIO 308/309
    Cell Biology and Laboratory
  • BIO 416/417
    Microbiology Lab or
    BIO 435
    Techniques in Molecular Biology

*Students in the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering program can earn this certificate by proper selection of electives, and with only one extra course.

To learn more about Certificate in Biotechnology - Engineering Track, Contact:
The Department of Chemical Engineering
Phone: 216.687.2571
Email: che@csuohio.edu

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Certificate in Biotechnology - Business Track
Nance College of Business Administration
Required Courses: (19-20 credit hours)

Prerequisites: Business Statistics I and II, Production Management, Calculus, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Introduction to Marketing, and Marketing Management.

  • ESC 120
    Introduction to Engineering Design
  • OMS 445
    Quality Control and Management
  • MKT 450
    Professional Selling and Sales Management
  • OMS 418
    Productivity Activity Scheduling and Control or
    OMS 412
    Supply Chain Management, Production Management
  • IME 465
    Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • BIO 308/309*
    Cell Biology and Laboratory
    *subject to change

To learn more about Certificate in Biotechnology - Business Track, Contact:
The Department of Operations Management, Business, Statistics (OMS)
Phone: 216.687.4740
Email: cba_advising@csuohio.edu

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