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VTTK 1950 - Applied Principles of Biology for Veterinary Technology

Credits: 2

This course is a half-semester, lecture-only course designed specifically for veterinary technology students to provide a basic understanding of cellular biology that will aid them in future vet tech classes. It is designed to follow the half-semester chemistry course (Introductory Chemistry for Life Sciences) for veterinary technology students. Topics to be discussed include biomolecules (proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids), basic cell structure and function, energy and enzymes, cellular respiration, DNA structure and function, cellular division through both mitosis and meiosis, protein synthesis through transcription and translation, and basic genetics/patterns of inheritance.

Prerequisite: An appropriate score on the Reading placement exam.
Lecture Hours: 2

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