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Bio-Technology

Biotechnology is the study of biological components such as proteins, DNA, cells and tissues to create products and services that are beneficial to society.  These fields include but are not limited to medical, environmental, manufacturing and agriculture. Students who complete the Biotechnology emphasis will take a three course sequence of: Introduction to Biotechnology, Intermediate Biotechnology and Advanced Biotechnology.

A majority of the class content is delivered through students performing lab activities.  While a major component of Biotechnology is the life sciences,  other disciplines are highly incorporated.  Students are exposed to chemistry and physics as these fields are required to make appropriate solutions and use physical properties during the performance of experiments.  Furthermore students are required to write in lab notebooks, organize, extrapolate and graph data using a variety of mathematical and statistical analysis using spreadsheets.

Bio Technology Course Sequence

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