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Bridge to STEM-Life Sciences

Now enrolling for classes starting March 18, 2013

This one-semester, 16-week program starts March 18. Call 314-513-4961 and leave detailed contact information including the spelling of your full name, your current telephone number, and an email address.

Bridge-to-STEM ProgramTraining Overview

  • First eight weeks
    • Reading, Language and Study Skills for science
    • Mathematics for Life Science
    • BIO111:Introduction to Biology
    • Completion of these courses with a “C” or better meets the prerequisites for Chem:101 Fundamentals of Chemistry and Math140:Intermediate Algebra
    • College credit for BIO:111 Introduction to Biology applies to other science programs
  • Second eight weeks
    • BIO:104 Basic Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology * to learn hands-on methods
    • GE:101 Technical Computer Applications * is an introduction to computer applications
    • Laboratory practicum provides experience in a working biotechnology lab
  • Certificate of Specialization - Life Science Lab Assistant awarded at completion
    • Prepares you for an entry-level position in a life science lab
    • Gets you on the path to the AAS degree in Biotechnology
    • * 6 credit hours apply toward the AAS degree in Biotechnology
  • National Career Readiness Certificate awarded at completion
  • Success-building support
    • Built-in tutoring and small class sizes
    • Career readiness training
    • Job-seeking skills and assistance
    • Biotechnology industry exposure and networking
    • Hands-on experience in a biotechnology lab
  • All classes taught at the state-of-the-art Bio-Research & Development Growth (BRDG) Park at the Danforth Plant Science Center, Warson and Olive Street Road, across from Monsanto World Headquarters in Creve Coeur

Requirements

  • GED or high school diploma
  • Acceptable scores on assessment tests
  • Availability for Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Application and personal interview

Program Length

16 weeks starting March 18, 2013

Cost

Free to those who qualify - Call the Bridge to Life Science Hotline at 314-513-4961 and leave detailed contact information, with the correct spelling of first and last name, email address with correct spelling, and current call back number.