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Program Timeline

Solano Community College’s Biomanufacturing Bachelor Degree Program Program Timeline

Year One: Fall Term

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  • BIOT 401 – Biomanufacturing Process Sciences (5 units)
  • BIOT 407 – Advanced Topics in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs (4 units)
  • ENG 400 – Upper division GE: Technical Writing (3 Units)
  • Elective (3 units)

Year One: Spring Term

  • BIOT 403 – Design of Biomanufacturing Facilities, Critical Utilities, Processes and Equipment (4 Units)
  • BIOT 404 – Bioprocess Monitoring and Control (5 Units)
  • BIOT 402 – Design of Experiments for Biomanufacturing (4 Units)
  • Elective (3 Units)

Year Two: Fall Term

  • BIOT 406 – Supply Chain and Enterprise Resource Planning (3 Units)
  • BIOT 405 – Emerging Biomanufacturing Technologies (3 Units)
  • BIOT 408 – Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing (4 Units)
  • PHIL 400 – Upper division GE: Bioethics (3 Units)
  • Electives (3 Units)

Year Two: Spring Term

  • BIOT 409 – Methods in Quality Improvements, Investigations and Audits (4 Units)
  • BIOT 410 – Emerging Trends in Biomanufacturing Quality (3 Units)
  • BUS 400 – Upper division GE: Project Management and Enterprise Resource Planning (3 Units)
  • Electives (3 Units)

Part Time Pathways



Suggested Elective Classes

  • BIO 025 – Human Genetics (3 Units)
    BIOT 003 (Offered in Fall Semester) - Fermentation: The Science of Beer and Brewing (3 Units)
    BIO 020 (Offered in Spring Semester) - Infectious Disease, Plagues, and Public Health (3 Units)
    BIOT 057 (Offered in Spring Semester) - Synthetic Biology and Algae Biotechnology
    The above courses are developed specifically for the Biomanufacturing BSc Program.
  • BIO 012 – Environmental Science (3 Units)
  • BUS 092 – Business Communications (3 Units)
  • CHEM 002 – General Chemistry (5 Units)
  • CIS 073 – Microsoft Excel (3 Units)
  • CIS 078 – Access Database Management System (3 Units)
  • CIS 090 – Introduction to PowerPoint (3 Units)
  • COMM 001 – Introduction to Public Speaking (3 Units)
  • COMM 060 – Business and Professional Communication (3 Units)
  • DRFT 045 – Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) (3 Units)
  • DRFT 046* – Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) (3 Units)
  • DRFT 058 – Solid Modeling with Solidworks (3 Units)
  • ENGR 045* – Properties of Materials (4 Units)
  • MGMT 050 – Principles of Management (3 Units)
  • MGMT 055 – Management/Leadership Skills (3 Units)
  • PHYS 002 – General Physics (5 Units)
  • WTR 106 – Instrumentation and Controls (3 Units)
  • WTR 126 – Pumps and Motors (3 Units)

For more information, e-mail biomanufacturing @solano.edu