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BTEC 400 Foundations of Biotechnology

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Course Description

Overview of the origin and development of biotechnology and the bioscience industries. Includes cell growth, medical and food products produced by or impacted by biotechnology, and career opportunities in biotechnology. Also includes laboratory experience with bioreactors and making products.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU