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BTN 1110 Biotechnology & Bioethics

Introduction to the major fields in biotechnology and the basic science involved in understanding those fields.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Describe ethics debates as they impact the biotechnology industry, both in how they affect the industry now and the impacts they may have on the future.
  • Describe the basics of chemistry, such as atomic structure and chemical bonding as well as the basics of genetics, such as DNA structure and synthesis, protein synthesis and mitosis.
  • Describe the major fields in the biotechnology industry, which include molecular genetics, proteins, microbiotechnology, plant and animal biotechnology, forensic analysis, bioremediation, aquatic biotechnology and medical biotechnology.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Biotechnology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Jones
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 5
Meets: MW from 9:00AM to 10:15AM
Section: M01
Open Seats: 5
Meets: MW from
9:00AM to 10:15AM
Section: M01