2015-2016 Catalog

BIOS 1500 Introduction to Bioprocessing

3.5 - 3.0 - 4.5


(2) College-level reading, writing, and math proficiency; and high school biology with a grade of B or better, BIOS 1010, or equivalent - must be completed prior to taking this course.


(1) BIOS 1500L - must be taken at the same time as this course.

Course Description

Topics include: career exploration, history and applications of DNA and RNA technology, fermentation, enzymes, growth requirements for microbes, sterile techniques, waste water treatment, bioseparation and laboratory safety.  Students registering for this course must also register for BIOS 1500L, which is the laboratory component of the course.