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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

BIO 221 - Fundamentals of Molecular Biology

4 credit hours - Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
Investigate the theory and application of molecular biology as they apply to research, medicine, agriculture, bioremediation and criminology. This integrated lecture/lab makes extensive use of hands-on experience to reinforce the theory behind cloning, genetic engineering and forensic DNA science. Covers concepts that govern the use of molecular techniques along with the fundamental laboratory skills needed to apply these concepts. Lab fee $40.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101  or permission of department chair and eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121  and any general education math.

Course Outcomes
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 4 Personal Wellness Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 7 Quantitative Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 9 Global Perspective Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking