Bioscience Program

  • Program description:
    Our program focuses on biotechnology and its global impact on society. It covers applications, laboratory techniques, limitations and the international economic benefits, risks, and legal and moral issues associated with biotechnology. We have a special focus on developing laboratory skills that prepare students with workplace skills for the modern research lab.


    The sequence of courses:

    • Year 1 –  Biotechnology 1-2 or (Honors) Biotechnology 1-2
    • Year 2 – Biotechnology 3-4 or (Honors) Biotechnology 3-4

    CTSO: HOSA

    Industry certification:
    Occupations Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) 10 and Biotechnician Assistant Credential

    Related careers:
    Diagnostic medical sonographer, cardiovascular technologist and technician, genetic counselor, nursing, medical and clinical laboratory technologists and technicians, health information technician, nuclear medicine technologist pharmacist and pharmacist technician, phlebotomist, physician and surgeon, veterinarian

    Post-Secondary pathways:  Professional Certificate, Associate Degree, Bachelors’ Degree, Master’s Degree, Doctoral Degree


    Bioscience program contact:
    Jeremy Williams, Program Lead (DV) jerwilliams@tempeunion.org


    Bioscience Award 2017