Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Perform laboratory duties independently and in compliance with pertinent legislation and regulations, as well as biotechnology standards and guidelines.
  • Collaborate in implementing and evaluating quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
  • Select and implement best practices for sustainability.
  • Complete complex biotechnological applications using advanced principles of chemistry, biology and biostatistics as well as basic principles of physics.
  • Co-ordinate, implement and validate laboratory procedures to carry out quantitative and qualitative tests and analyses.
  • Co-ordinate, implement and validate standard cell culture procedures under aseptic conditions.
  • Co-ordinate, implement and validate molecular biology procedures.
  • Manage biological data to support biological scientists and researchers in capturing, organizing/summarizing and storing their data.
  • Prepare, analyze, interpret, maintain and communicate scientific data effectively.
  • Develop and present a strategic plan for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance.
  • Apply basic business principles to biotechnology practices.