Apr 01, 2020  
2018-19 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
2018-19 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 173 - Biology for Biotechnology

(4 CR)
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion  of MTE 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, and a placement recommendation for ENG 111, co-enrollment in ENF 3/ENG 111, or successful completion of all developmental English requirements.

Offered Summer Semester

Introduces the student to biological concepts essential to the understanding of biotechnology. Focuses on the structural organization, function, and chemical nature of the cell. Studies cellular processes such as membrane transport, information, processing, reproduction and heredity. Emphasizes laboratory methods of biotechnology. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

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