University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    Apr 24, 2019  
University General Course Catalog 2018-2019
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AGSC 450 - Plant Genetics and Biotechnology

(3 units)
This course explores principles of molecular biology and genetics, and how these are applied to current methods in plant breeding and biotechnology.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 300 . Recommended Preparation: BIOL 190 ; BIOL 191 ; BIOL 330 ; APST 270 .

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe principles of plant genetics and molecular biology, and explain how they apply to biotechnology.
2. apply principles of genetics and molecular biology to improve plants and crops.
3. formulate different combinations of technologies and strategies to achieve improved crops.
4. convey scientific information in an accessible manner to an audience.

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