2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 07, 2022  
2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



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BIO 173* - Biology for Biotechnology

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

Course Type: Intended for Career Preparation  

Description: 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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