BPT-162
Introduction to Biotechnology
2 Credit Hours
An introductory course focusing on the fields of biotechnology, biofuels technology, and renewable sources of energy. Topics will include an introduction to employment opportunities in the field of biotechnology, basic biology, and biochemistry, lab math skills and an introduction to equipment used in biotechnology. There will also be a brief introduction to the production and refining of biofuels. Prerequisite: High school algebra or ACT math score 20 or COMPASS math score P-64; one semester high school biology and chemistry. Highly recommended to concurrently take with BPT 163 Introduction to Biotechnology Lab.