Biotechnology - AA

Natural Science, Social Science & Mathematics

Contact: ROB HOLMES holmesr@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3549
Department Chair: TRICIA PARAMORE paramoret@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3438

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 74 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
BI104 Biology I 5

Fundamental concepts of biology as they apply to all living things including cell structures and function, energy transfer, classical genetics, nature of the gene and evolution as genetic change in populations. Three hours lecture and four hours lab per week.

BI105 Biology II 5

Continuation of BI104 Biology I; classification, evolutionary relationships, ecological interactions of organisms, and comparative organ systems. Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory per week.
Pre-Reqs: BI101 General Biology, or BI104 Biology I, or Department 7 Consent

BI112 General Microbiology 4

Microbiological principles; introduction to eukaryotic and prokaryotic microbes and viruses, growth and control, microbial genetics, mechanisms of infection, and host defenses with selected microbial diseases addressed; support of concepts examined in lecture provided by lab emphasizing aseptic technique, safe handling and manipulation of microbes and survey of representative microorganisms. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory per week.
Pre-Reqs: BI101 or BI103 or BI104 or BI105

BI116 Introduction to Biotechnology 5

Investigation of biotechnology careers, history and applications of molecular biology and biotechnology, bioethics, and foundational laboratory skills; theory and practice of recombinant DNA methodologies; past, present, and promising future applications of biotechnology. Three hours lecture and four hours lab per week.
Pre-Reqs: BI104 Biology I, and CH105 Chemistry I

BI117 Principles of Genetics 3

Classical Mendelian genetics, population and human genetics, and molecular genetics with current applications of genetic techniques.
Pre-Reqs: BI104 Biology I

BI118 Advanced Methods in Biotechnology 5

Advanced concepts and laboratory techniques necessary to work effectively in a regulated research or industrial biotechnology laboratory; advanced biotechnological and recombinant DNA techniques including DNA microarray, construction of transgenic plants and animals, forensic applications, gene therapy, fermentation/bioprocessing, and biosensors; supported by laboratory experiences including tissue culture, gene disruption and genotypic/phenotypic analysis in yeast,chromatographic bioseparation techniques, including HPLC, GC and TLC, searching genetic databases and introduction to mass spectrometry. Three hours lecture and four hours lab per week.

CH105 Chemistry I 5

Atomic theory, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, energy, gasses, solids, liquids, and solutions. Laboratory experiments include analysis, synthesis and acquisition of quantitative data. Four hours lecture and three hours lab per week.
Pre-Reqs: ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or Accuplacer Score of 75 or higher, or Compass Algebra Score of 48 or higher, or MA105 or higher math

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5

Study of the important groups of organic compounds, their properties, and reactions. Three hours lecture and six hours lab per week.
Pre-Reqs: CH105 Chemistry I, or CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I, or Departmental Consent

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

EN102 English Composition II 3

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing, and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units.
Pre-Reqs: EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

MA106 College Algebra 3

Theory of equations, functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.
Pre-Reqs: Accuplacer Score of 75 or higher, or Compass Algebra Score of 48 or higher, or MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3

The six trigonometric functions and their inverses with emphasis on basic formulas and identities, solution of right and oblique triangles.
Pre-Reqs: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3

Analysis of single variable and bivariable data; probability distribution; normal probability distributions; sampling distributions; statistical inference involving one and two populations; chi-square applications.
Pre-Reqs: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

PL104 Ethics 3

The dynamics of moral decision-making with consideration of major ethical systems and their biblical, theological and philosophical foundations.

PY112 General Physics I 5

Principles of motion, mechanics, and heat; a general course which satisfies requirements in medicine, biology, agriculture, architecture, dentistry, forestry, teaching, pharmacy and liberal arts. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.
Pre-Reqs: MA106 College Algebra or higher math

SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3

Development and interaction of the individual in society with consideration of the culture, structures, functions of societies, social groups and institutions with emphasis on social interaction and its relation to personality and human action.

English Composition I Option EN100/EN101 3
Course Title Credits
EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN100C English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN101C English Composition IA 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

Humanities Options 3
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR103 History of American Art 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History:Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI110 History of Latin American Civilization 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP103 Elementary Spanish I 3.00

SP104 Elementary Spanish II 3.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 3.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

Necessary Skills Options 1
Course Title Credits
BU107 Personal Finance 3.00

BU112 Creative Problem Solving Strategies 3.00

BU118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

BU120 Job Search/Retention 1.00

BU121 Customer Service/Professional Image 3.00

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED105H Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED110 Career Decision Making 1.00

ED115 College Orientation and Career Exploration 2.00

ED118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

HE202 Nutrition 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS105 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

PE106 First Aid and CPR 2.00

PE122 Rhythms I 1.00

PE123 Rhythms II 1.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE137 Beginning Swimming 1.00

PE138 Intermediate Swimming 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Softball 1.00

PE142 Flag Football/Basketball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE146 Beginning Horsemanship 1.00

PE148 Karate I 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE150 Karate II 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE152 Social Dance-Advanced 1.00

PE153 Modern Jazz 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE157 Advanced Horsemanship 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO107 Introduction to Family System Theory 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO119 Addictions and Society 3.00

SO120 Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00


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