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.