Introduction to Biotechnology (BIO107)

What is Biotechnology? This non-major's course is designed to demystify and enlighten students by providing historical background and discussing major trends in the field. The laboratory portion of the class will expose students to fundamental protocols in molecular biology and biochemistry including DNA isolation, PCR amplification, and gel electrophoresis of DNA and protein molecules.

Course Description

Introduction to Biotechnology

Introduction to biotechnology and its global impact on society. Covers applications, laboratory techniques, limitations and the international economic benefits, risks, and legal and moral issues associated with biotechnology.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Attribute(s): General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (Quantitative) - [SQ]