Biotechnology Methods I
3 Credit Hours
This is an introduction to commonly utilized laboratory equipment and methods. Topics include media and solution preparation, instrument care and calibration, laboratory mathematics, record keeping, GMP/GLP regulations, and methods for isolating and purifying important biological molecules. This class will provide students with the background necessary for subsequent Biotechnology courses. Prerequisite: High school algebra or ACT math score 20 or COMPASS math score of P-64. One semester high school biology and chemistry or concurrent enrollment is recommended. Concurrent enrollment in BPT-149 Biotechnology Methods I Lab is highly recommended.