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Madison Metropolitan School District

Biotechnology

SCI1115

Biotechnology is a semester course designed for students interested in molecular biology with applications in food, agriculture and medicine. This course emphasizes laboratory techniques of DNA science, microbiology, fermentation and plant tissue culture. The course will prepare students for entry-level employment and/or post-secondary education in the field of biotechnology or a related science field.

  • Recommended Grades: 11-12
  • Course Number: SCI1115
  • Credits: 1/2 credit
  • Note: Elective
  • Prerequisite Recommendation: Successful students will have completed Biology, Chemistry, English 2 and Algebra 1 with grades of C or better. Mastery of the skills taught in Chemistry and Biology are essential for success in Biotechnology. Skills in reading closely and following instructions carefully are necessary for this class.