SLCC General Catalog

Biomanufacturing AAS

CTE Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
63 credits minimum

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Program Description

The Biomanufacturing AAS is a comprehensive program that can be completed in four semesters. In addition to the courses required for the Biomanufacturing Diploma, students will be required to master concepts and skills in advanced biomanufacturing-related topics. While some of these topics are required, others are subject to student choice, based on the emphasis of the Biomanufacturing AAS degree selected. This advanced training will expand on the core manufacturing and core science skills covered by the Biomanufacturing Diploma program and will ready the student for entry- to mid-level positions in a biomanufacturing environment.

Currently, three emphases for the Biomanufacturing AAS are available:

  • Science & Technology
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Lean Production & Six Sigma

The Science & Technology emphasis focuses on the current innovations driving biotechnology product research and development. This would be a good emphasis for students interested in the science and technology aspects of manufactured biotechnology products.

The Manufacturing Technology emphasis focuses on the manufacturing process. This would be a good emphasis for students interested in the mechanics and engineering aspects of biomanufacturing.

The Lean Production & Six Sigma emphasis focuses on the production philosophy that companies must adopt to minimize waste and product defects in order to maximize profit and customer satisfaction. This would be a good emphasis for students interested in the quality assurance and business management aspects of the biomanufacturing industry.

In addition to the General Education and major course requirements, the student will select the set of electives required for his/her chosen AAS emphasis.

Estimated Time to Completion

If student follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ENGL 1010

Intro to Writing

3

A

WRTG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Quantitative Studies (QS) 4 Credits

Course

 

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MATH 1010

Intermed Algebra

4

A

RDG 0990; within past year MATH 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Communication (CM) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

Any approved CM course

Human Relations (HR) 2-3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

Any approved HR course

Distribution Areas: (3-4 Credits)

Choose an additional three to four credits from one of the following distribution areas.

Course

Credits

 

 

Biological Science (BS)

3-4

 

Fine Arts (FA)

3-4

 

Humanities (HU)

3

 

Interdisciplinary (ID)

3

 

Physical Science (PS)

3

 

Social Science (SS)

3

 

Required Courses: (36-38 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

BUS 1050

Foundation Business

3

A

ENGL 1010 (may be taken concurrently)

OR

 

 

 

 

MKTG 1050

Consumerism (ID)

3

A

 

BIOL 1610

College Biology I (BS)

4

A

MATH 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score; RDG 0990 w/C grade of better or appropriate Accuplacer score. Coreq: BIOL 1615

BIOL 1615

College Biology I Lab

0

A

Coreq: BIOL 1610

BIOL 2060

Microbiology

4

A

BIOL 1610 w/C grade or better. Coreq: BIOL 2065

BIOL 2065

Microbiology Lab

0

A

Coreq: BIOL 2060

CHEM 1110

Elem Chemistry

4

A

MATH 1010 or appropriate Accuplacer score.  Recommended coreq: CHEM 1115

CHEM 1115

Elem Chemistry Lab

1

A

MATH 1010 or appropriate Accuplacer score. Recommended coreq: CHEM 1110

BMAN 1110

Intro Biomanufacturing

3

F, Sp

 

BMAN 1120

Basic Bioman Skills

1

F, Sp

BMAN 1110 (can be taken concurrently) or instructor approval

BMAN 1150

Bioman Qual Sys & Reg

3

F, Sp

BMAN 1110 and BMAN 1120 w/C grade or better or instructor approval

BMAN 1180

Bioman Experience

2

F, Sp

BMAN 1110 and BMAN 1120 w/C grade or better or instructor approval

BMAN 2110

Good Manuf Practices

1

F, Sp

BMAN 1150 and BMAN 1180 w/C grade or better or instructor approval

BMAN 2120

Verification and Validation

2

 F, Sp

BMAN 1150 and BMAN 1180 w/C grade or better or instructor approval

BMAN 2130

Measurement Fundamentals

2

F, Sp

BMAN 1150 and BMAN 1180 w/C grade or better or instructor approval

BMAN 2910

STUDENTfacturED Internship

2-4

F, Sp

BMAN 1150 and BMAN 1180 w/C grade or better or instructor approval

BTEC 2010

Applied Molecular Biology

4

F, Sp

BTEC 1010 and BTEC 1015 w/C grade or better and BIOL 1610 w/C grade or better

Elective Courses: (Complete One Emphasis Area)

Science And Technology Emphasis (11-14 Credits)

Course

 

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

BTEC 2900

Special Topics

2-5

F, Sp

BTEC 1080, or

ENGR 1050

Intro to Nanotechnology

3

F, Sp

 

BTEC 2060

Biotech Instrumentation

3

F, Sp

CHEM 1110 and CHEM 1115 w/C grade or better; BTEC 1080 or BTEC 2100, and BTEC 2010 or BMAN 1150 and BMAN 1180 w/C grade or better or instructor permission

ONE OF:

 

 

 

 

TECH 1010

Technology & the Future

3

F

 

BMAN 1130

Bioengr in Society (ID)

3

F,Sp

 

Manufacting Emphasis (12 Credits)

Course

 

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

BTEC 2060

Biotech Instrumentation

3

F, Sp

CHEM 1110 and 1115 w/C grade or better; BTEC 1080 or 2100 and BTEC 2010, or BMAN 1150 and 1180 w/C grade or better or instructor permission

EDDT 1040

Intro to AutoCAD

3

A

 

EDDT 2340

Manufacturing Processes

2

F

EDDT 1040 or concurrently. Coreq: EDDT 2350

EDDT 2350

Manufac Processes Lab

1

F

Coreq: EDDT 2340

TECH 1030

Complex Devices Simpfd

3

F,Sp

 

Lean Production And Six Sigma Emphasis (13 Credits)

Course

 

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MGT 2040

Business Statistics I

4

A

BUS 1050, MATH 1010 or FIN 1380, CIS 1020

MGT 2700

Prod & Ops Management

3

F

MGT 2340, MGT 2350, MATH 1050 or MATH 1090

MGT 2710

Qual Ctrl & Six Sigma

3

F

MGT 2340 and 2350

ONE OF:

 

 

 

 

MGT 2720

Sup Chain Des & Mgmt

3

Sp

MGT 2700

MGT 2730

Lean Production

3

Sp

MGT 2700 and 2710

Sample Schedule – Science And Technology Emphasis

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

ENGL 1010

3

Distribution

3-4

MATH 1010

4

HR

3

BUS 1050/MKTG 1050

3

CHEM 1110

4

BMAN 1110

3

CHEM 1115

1

BMAN 1120

1

BMAN 1150

3

ENGR 1050

3

BMAN 1180

2

Total

17

Total

16-17

2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

 

Spring Semester

 

BMAN 2110

1

BTEC 2010

4

BIOL 1610

4

BTEC 2060

3

BIOL 1615

0

BIOL 2060

4

BMAN 2120

2

BIOL 2065

0

CM

3

BMAN 2130

2

ELEC

3

BTEC 2900

2-5

BMAN 2910

2-4

 

 

Total 

15-17

Total

15-18

 

 Sample Schedule – Manufacturing Tech Emphasis

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

ENGL 1010

3

Distribution

3-4

MATH 1010

4

BIOL 1610

4

BUS 1050/MKTG 1050

3

BIOL 1615

0

BMAN 1110

3

EDDT 1040

3

BMAN 1120

1

BMAN 1150

3

ENGR 1050

3

BMAN 1180

2

Total

17

Total

15-16

 2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

BMAN 2110

1

CM

3

EDDT 2340

2

HR

3

EDDT 2350

1

BIOL 2060

4

CHEM 1110

4

BIOL 2065

0

CHEM 1115

1

BMAN 2120

2

BTEC 2010

4

BMAN 2130

2

BTEC 2060

3

 

 

BMAN 2910

2-4

 

 

Total 

18-20

Total

14

Sample Schedule – Lean Prod & Six Sigma Emphasis

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester                  

Spring Semester

ENGL 1010

3

CM

3

MATH 1010

4

BIOL 1610

4

BUS 1050/MKTG 1050

3

BIOL 1615

0

BMAN 1110

3

MGT 2040

4

BMAN 1120

1

BMAN 1150

3

Distribution

3-4

BMAN 1180

2

Total

17-18

Total

16

2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

BMAN 2110

1

BIOL 2060

4

MGT 2700

3

BIOL 2065

0

MGT 2710

3

BTEC 2010

4

CHEM 1110

4

BMAN 2120

2

CHEM 1115

1

BMAN 2130

2

HR

3

ELEC

3

BMAN 2910

2-4

 

 

Total 

17-19

Total

15

 

Advising Notes

Students successfully completing BMAN 1150 will receive a Certificate of Proficiency in Quality Systems and Regulations. This certificate recognizes their mastery of the concepts and skills in this critical and foundational core Biomanufacturing course. Certificates of Proficiency will be awarded for specific skill sets mastered, and can be utilized by employers to assess the skill level of an individual in both the hiring and promotional processes.

  • BMAN 1150 - Quality Systems & Regulations
  • BMAN 2110 - Good Manufacturing Practices
  • BMAN 2120 - Verification & Validation
  • BMAN 2130 - Measurement Fundamentals
  • BTEC 2900 - Science & Technology
  • BTEC 2060 - Equipment Trouble-Shooting
  • EDDT 2340 - Manufacturing Processes
  • EDDT 2350 - Manufacturing Processes Lab
  • MGT 2710 - Quality Control & Six Sigma
  • MGT 2720 - Supply Chain Design & Management
  • MGT 2730 - Lean Production
  • TECH 1030 - Systems Engineering Basics

 

These certificates recognize mastery of the concepts and skills in these critical and foundational biomanufacturing-relevant courses. Certificates of Proficiency can be utilized by employers to assess the skill level of an individual in both the hiring and promotional processes.

 

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate introductory knowledge in:

  • The history of biotechnology and its applications
  • The local biomanufacturing industry
  • The blend of sciences involved in biomanufacturing
  • Biomanufacturing careers
  • The overall biomanufacturing process – the “big picture”
  • Basic biomanufacturing-related activities and specific processes
  • Quality management basics
  • Case studies of product failures

 

Students will demonstrate foundational knowledge in quality systems and regulations, which govern the biomanufacturing industry:

  • Evolution of quality systems
  • Evolution of federal regulations
  • Generic quality management structure
  • Quality system documents
  • How to perform inspections
  • How to qualify vendors
  • Audits
  • Non-conformance and corrective / preventative actions
  • System improvements

For Diploma And AAS Degrees:

  • Students will demonstrate basic science knowledge in:
  • General biology (BIOL 1610 / 1615)
  • Microbiology (BIOL 2060 / 2065)
  • Elementary chemistry (CHEM 1110 / 1115)
  • Basic molecular biology techniques (BTEC 2010)

For AAS Degree Only:

  • Students will demonstrate mastery of concepts and skills related to advanced biomanufacturing topics that are specific to their chosen biomanufacturing emphasis

1 – Substantive Knowledge

Students will demonstrate mastery of the following communication-related skills, which are highly applicable to the biomanufacturing setting:

  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Effective documentation
  • Basic computer skills
  • Laboratory / workplace safety

2 – Communicate Effectively

 

Students will demonstrate proper data collection, handling, and analysis skills, particularly for quality assurance and control purposes as well as for troubleshooting and problem-solving

3 – Develop Quantitative Literacies

 

Students will demonstrate their ability to think critically for a variety of biomanufacturing-related functions:

  • Application of substantive knowledge
  • Quality assurance / quality control
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving of biomanufacturing processes and/or product issues
  • Facilitation of system improvements

4 – Think Critically

 

Students will demonstrate their ability to hold meaningful discussions about biomanufacturing concepts, skills, and related topics with those in the biomanufacturing field as well as those with limited or no knowledge.

5 – Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally

Department Contact Info

Biotechnology Department

Jordan Campus
Jordan Health Sciences Building (JHS)

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-6450

Biomanufacturing Program

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Science & Industry Building (SI) 209
801-957-4858

Program Faculty

Instructors
Vivian Ngan-Winward