Biotechnology Foundations

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Course Description

Course # 834460 – Grades:  11, 12 – Credits:  one/weighted +.5

This course focuses on various techniques that are used to modify living organisms, or parts of organisms, to improve plants and animals, and the development of microorganisms for specific purposes. Student activities range from bioprocessing and DNA analysis, to medicine, biomechanical systems, and the environment. Students gain insight and understanding about biotechnology career fields and the ethical considerations of biotechnology and research.

Successful completion of this course in conjunction with a corresponding industry certification may qualify for a student selected verified credit.