University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 04, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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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 190A ; BIOL 191A ; BIOL 330 ; APST 270 .

Grading Basis: Graded
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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