2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog 
    
    Aug 09, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog
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BTEC 370 - Genetically Modified Foods


(3 semester hours)
Prerequisites: BTEC 170  or permission of instructor
Description: This course explores the impact of plant and animal biotechnology on food nutrition and provides an understanding of the techniques and methods in genetically-modified food products. The advantages and disadvantages of genetically modified foods are explored, in addition to cultivation, production, processing, and manufacturing concerns that are related to genetically modified foods. A broad knowledge of the current laws governing use of genetically modified foods, ethical discussions surrounding production of these foods, and the global impact of those laws are studied. Offered Spring Semester, even-numbered years.



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