BTEC 120 Molecular and Cell Biotechnology (5)
Credit, Degree Applicable
A thorough introduction to the principles and techniques of molecular and cell biology. This is a required course for the Biotechnology Technician Preparation curriculum.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Define and correctly use the basic terminology of molecular and cell biology.
- Outcome 2: Compare and contrast the function of organisms at the cellular and molecular level.
- Outcome 3: Describe and analyze the molecular characteristics shared by all organisms.
- Outcome 4: Describe and interpret biological control systems with regard to their component processes and their interdependent relationships.
- Outcome 5: Apply critical thinking in data analysis including statistical and graphical analysis, and in the interpretation of the experimental results.
- Outcome 6: Employ methods of laboratory report writing and presentation, including the use of computer for data analysis and report generation that meet industrial and scientific standards.
- Outcome 7: Describe and interpret the fundamental importance of molecular and cell biology the fields of medical pharmaceutical, agricultural, and environmental science.
- Outcome 8: Assess and discuss the value and consequence of the application of the techniques of molecular cell biology on the fields of medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and environmental science.
- Outcome 9: Assess the importance of safety practices and the regulatory controls involved the laboratory and industrial applications of cell and molecular biology techniques.