This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas Regents public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit a JCCC counselor or the JCCC Registrar's office, and the Transfer Kansas portal to learn more.
BIOL 161 Introduction to Biotechnology (4 Hours)
This course is an introduction to biotechnology, including career exploration, history and applications of Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)/ribonucleic acid (RNA) technology, molecular biology, and bioethics. General manufacturing practice will be utilized throughout the course and students will use and develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for biotechnology related protocols. Students will learn the history and ethical uses of biotechnology, and be expected to communicate topics related to biotechnology to the general public.