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Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a B.S. degree in Biotechnology (B.S.B.):

1. Enter IUPUI with the Skills And Knowledge Standards For Associate Degree In Biotechnology Programs In Indiana (Indiana Commission for Higher Education) as an outcome of prior completion of an Associate Degree in Biotechnology from Ivy Tech Community College.

2. Demonstrate knowledge of how biological molecules such as DNA, RNA, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates contribute to the structure and function of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.

3. Integrate the cellular, molecular, genetic, and biochemical basis of how organisms carry out functions, sense and control their environment, and respond to external change.

4. Access, evaluate, and communicate information relevant to the study of biological sciences.

5. Work safely and effectively with basic laboratory techniques and instrumentation.

6. Exhibit problem solving and critical thinking skills needed to design and implement laboratory projects, and gather, analyze and draw conclusions from data.

7. Apply basic principles of chemistry, math, and other disciplines to the functioning of living systems.

8. Successfully complete a biotechnology-based internship or research project prior to attending IUPUI.