Tompkins Cortland Community College

BIOT295H - Biotechnology Seminar Honors

Designed as a capstone event for the second-year student completing requirements for an A.S. degree or certificate in Biotechnology. The course is also appropriate for natural science, health, forensic, and agricultural science majors who wish to perform independent research. The experience provides the opportunity for the student to assimilate the knowledge and understanding gained from his/her program, and to demonstrate his/her mastery of the subject area. Each student will select a topic, research and assemble background information, delineate a current problem issues, implement a solution, and present his/her findings at the conclusion of the seminar. Prerequisites: RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; ENGL 101; MATH 120 or higher; BIOL 206 or 221; two 200 level biology courses selected from other than BIOL 206 or 221; and permission of the instructor. 3 Cr. (9 Lab) Spring semester.