Feb 28, 2020  
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BIOL 120 - Introduction to Biotechnology

4 Credit(s).

The first of three courses required for certification as a Biotechnology Laboratory Technician. BIOL 120 introduces students to the field of biotechnology with an emphasis on the discovery, approval, and production of biopharmaceuticals for the treatment of human disease. Laboratory exercises introduce students to the tools and techniques of the biotechnology laboratory and a series of guest lectures introduce students to career opportunities and pathways in the biotechnology industry. 3 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week. Note: BIOL 120 may be waived as a requirement for certification as a Biotechnology Laboratory Technician at the discretion of the program director. NOTE: Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite(s):   and   or   or ACLT 053 ; and MATH 082 
Lab Fee: $40.00

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