An exploratory course designed to create an awareness of career possibilities in the field of biotechnology. Students are introduced to diagnostic and therapeutic laboratory procedures that support bioscience research and practice. Students will learn about biochemistry, DNA structure, gene expression, protein synthesis, recombinant DNA strategies, etc. They will perform many experiments like those done in modern research settings.
Note: Successful completion of biology or chemistry recommended prior to enrollment.
- Credit: CTE - This class counts as the 3rd Science Core credit.
- Grade level: 11, 12
- Schools: Weber
- Course length: year
- Fee: $10
- WSD Course #: 47370
- Concurrent Enrollment: Salt Lake Community College, BTEC 1010, 3 credit hours