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PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY COURSES

Each of the courses listed below are required for the ASC Plant Biotechnology Program. They are offered at Windward Community College. For complete course details see the WCC Catalog or the program brochure. Please contact your advisor or the Program Director to learn more about the courses and the ASC program.

 
BOT 101 General Botany

Introduction to plant structure, function, reproduction, and evolution; plants in relation to the environment and human activities. Lecture/laboratory/field trip course. (3 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab.)
Recommended Preparation: High school biology. For complete course details see the WCC Catalog.

 
BOT 160 Indentification of Tropical Plants

Nontechnical course in identification of common plants of tropics; includes native and introduced flora. (3 hrs. lect.). For complete course details see the WCC Catalog.

 
BOT 210 Phytobiotechnology

include micropropagation techniques, such as plant tissue, cell and protoplast cultures: DNA-based technologies, such as DNA extraction, DNA sequencing, PCR; and methods of plant genetic engineering. This course is designed to train students for careers in advanced agriculture technology and industry. (3 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab.)
Prerequisite: Credit for or registration in BOT 101, or AG 152, or MICR 130 and MICR 140, or BIOL 171 and 171L; eligible for placement into MATH 25.
Recommended Preparation: High school biology or chemistry, MATH 24.
WCC: DB & DY. For complete course details see the WCC Catalog.

 
MICRO 130 General Microbiology

Fundamentals of microbiology, growth, development, and classification of bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi and algae; roles of microorganisms in the environment and human affairs: medical microbiology, immunology, and applied microbiology for food sanitation and public health. (3 hrs. lect.). For complete course details see the WCC Catalog.

 
MICRO 140 General Microbiology Lab

Laboratory course illustrating fundamental techniques and concepts of microbiology, such as microscopy, aseptic culture methods, microorganism classification and identification, environmental factors influencing microorganisms, biochemistry of microorganisms, ecological microbiology, and medical microbiology. This course is designed to complement MICR 130. Primarily for students in nursing, dental hygiene and nutrition. Science laboratory course. (4 hrs. lab). For complete course details see the WCC Catalog.

 

For addtional course and certificate information see the WCC Catalog.