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Found of Modern Biotech

Course Numbers: 7883 (1.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
Counted In GPA: 1
Count In Honor Roll: 1

Foundations of Modern Biotechnology - In this foundational course, students will gain an understanding of the technical and conceptual underpinnings of 21st-century biotechnology. Students will gain a basic proficiency with essential laboratory tools and skills that are required for success in today’s biotech industry. This class covers molecular biology, microbiology, bioengineering, bioethics, and professional laboratory practice using living organisms that have broad application in today’s biotech industry. Students will apply their growing understanding and developing technical skills to a semester-long lab experiment, integrating industry-standard professional practices and ways of thinking into their research. This is a 90-hour instructor-led course that includes hands-on work, assessments, online work, and is held at Worcester Technical High School in the afternoons over the winter as part of the Innovation Pathways Program.