Any TCCN equivalents are indicated in square brackets [ ].
BTEC 1322: Introduction to Biotechnology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Review of techniques used in food, agricultural, pharmaceutical, industrial, and environmental biotechnology; guest presentations in biotechnology.
BTEC 2320: Biotechnology Regulatory Environment
Cr. 3. (3-0). Role of regulatory agencies during the discovery, development, and manufacture of new medical devices, biotechnology, biomedical, and pharmaceutical products.
BTEC 2321: Good Manufacturing Practices in Biotechnology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Current good manufacturing practices (GMP) as they apply in the biotechnology workplace. History, rationale, purpose, and GMP requirements applicable to the manufacturing, packaging, labeling, testing, and control of pharmaceutical products, and consequences of inaction.
BTEC 3100: Biotechnology Research Methods and Applications
Cr. 1. (0-3). Prerequisites: BIOL 1362 and 1162 or CHEM 1332 and 1112. Interdisciplinary research-based and hands-on experiences with techniques used in modern biotechnology labs.
BTEC 3301: Principles of Genomics/Proteomics and Bioinformatics
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: BIOL 2333, 2133, 3301, and CIS 2334. Overview of the fields of bioinformatics and genomics. Topics, tools, issues and current trends in these and related fields will be discussed.
BTEC 3320: Introduction to Quality Control/Quality Assurance in Biotechnology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Quality control techniques, assurance issues, and management methods. Quality in design and planning, in the constructed project, and in production of goods and services.
BTEC 4101: Principles of Bioprocessing Laboratory
Cr. 1. (0-3). Prerequisite: credit for or concurrent enrollment in BTEC 4301. Cell culture techniques, principles of bioreactor operations and purification techniques, and calibration and environmental monitoring.
BTEC 4301: Principles of Bioprocessing
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: BTEC 2321, BCHS 3304, 3201, BIOL 2333, and 2133. Cell culture techniques, principles of bioreactor operation and purification, documentation procedures, important tasks for clean room operations, including sanitization, sterilization, cleaning procedures, calibration, and environmental monitoring.
BTEC 4350: Biotechnology Capstone Experience
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: approval of department chair. Supervised internship at a biotech company or an independent thesis or honor's thesis with Honors College.
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