Introduction to Biotechnology
BTEC203 (Not Liberal Arts) Introduction to Biotechnology 2 hrs. 2 crs. An introduction to the field of biotechnology including recombinant DNA technology, polymerase chain reaction, genetic engineering, bioreactor design and control, bioinformatics, protein engineering and rational drug design. Scientific issues pertaining to government regulation, U.S. Pharmacopeia patent law, and ethics will also be discussed. Preq: BIO 202, CHEM 102. Field trips may also be included.