2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog 
    
    Aug 09, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog
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BTEC 101 - Exploring Biotechnology Through Food, Science, and Cooking


(2 semester hours)
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course provides an overview of basic science and technology through the lens of food and cooking. The student explores the importance of biology, physics, and chemistry in creating food flavor, texture, aroma, and consistency. Visiting chefs explain techniques used to create food products in the kitchen while the student engages in interactive, experiential learning activities to understand the related scientific principles. The student is also being introduced to scientific methods used to evaluate food products. Offered Summer Semester, annually.



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