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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
(Full-time)

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BTN courses are term specific and are NOT offered in summer

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: Introduction to the major fields in biotechnology and the basic science involved in understanding those fields.

Notes: Fall Only

Description: Introduction to lab safety culture, precautionary labels, Material Safety Data Sheets, using personal protective equipment, handling lab equipment safely, handling , storing and disposing of chemicals safely, using emergency equipment as well as safety planning.

Notes: Fall Only

Description: An introductory survey course for students pursuing health science degrees or who have not previously taken high school chemistry. Topics include matter and measurement, atoms and molecules, chemical reactions, energy changes, atomic structure and bonding, acid/base chemistry, chemical kinetics, and organic chemistry. Three classroom hours, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Or CHE-1211/1251 (Recommended for four-year transfer)

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445

Corequisites: CHE 1151 CHE 1151 CHE 1151

Corequisites: CHE 1111

Description: Polynomial, radical, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs; roots of polynomial functions, rational and polynomial inequalities; systems of linear and nonlinear equations; matrices; and applications. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0200 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1470 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0470, College Algebra Booster.

Prerequisites: MAT 0300 and MAT 0300 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test) and Other (with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: This course is designed as the first in a series of two general education science courses. Covers basic chemistry and biochemistry; cellular and molecular biology. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Or BIO-1171 (Recommended for four-year transfer)

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and DEV 0015 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130

Corequisites: BIO 1117 BIO 1117

Description: The lab for this course is the first in a series of two general education science courses. Covers laboratory exercises relevant to basic chemistry and biochemistry; cellular and molecular biology.

Corequisites: BIO 1111

Description:

This course is designed to help new students make a successful transition to Sinclair Community College. Topics include college resources; academic, career and personal services available through Sinclair; learning styles; the learning process; financial responsibility; stress and wellness; and computer literacy through eLearn and library resources.

Notes: Discuss options with academic advisor

 

Term hours subtotal:

17

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: Basic understanding and overview of chemical grades of reagents used in biological research with an emphasis on chemical formulas and preparation of biological media and reagents. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Spring Only

Prerequisites: BTN 1120 and MAT 1470 and CHE 1111 or CHE 1211 and Restricted to Majors

Corequisites: BTN 1131

Corequisites: BTN 1130

Description: Discover career opportunities, develop a resume/cover letter and increase interviewing skills for the biotechnology industry.

Notes: Spring Only - Take BTN 1201 or BTN 2700 Biotechnology Internship.

Prerequisites: BTN 1110 and Restricted to Majors

Description: The survey course studying the structure and function of the human body. Topics include introductory terminology, cytology, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system, the endocrine system, the cardiovascular system, (blood, heart and blood vessels), the lymphatic system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system and the reproductive system. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1130

Corequisites: BIO 1108

Description:

The lab component of a survey course that studies the structure and function of the human body. Lab work topics include histology, cytology and the anatomy of the skeleton, muscles, nervous system structures, blood components, the heart, blood vessels and structures within the respiratory, digestive, urinary and male and female reproductive systems. Summarization is achieved through the dissection of a preserved fetal pig.

Corequisites: BIO 1107

Description: This course is designed as the second in a series of two general education science courses. Covers evolution, biodiversity and ecology. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Or BIO-1272 (Recommended for four-year transfer)

Prerequisites: BIO 1111

Corequisites: BIO 1217

Description: This second lab is in a series of two general education science courses. Covers laboratory exercises relevant to evolution, biodiversity and ecology.

Corequisites: BIO 1211

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Notes: Fall Only

Notes: Fall Only

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Notes: Or COM 2206 or COM 2225

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Notes: Choose any OT36 Arts & Humanities Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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Notes: Spring Only

Notes: Spring Only

Description:

Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications to create reports, spreadsheets, databases and presentations for business and other applications.

Notes: Choose any OT36 Social & Behavioral Science Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Description:

This course serves as an introduction to the study of regional geography at the global scale. Students will become familiar with and understand the use of maps/geo-technologies to explain geographic phenomena and patterns as they relate to world regions and their interrelationships, apply geographic concepts to the study of regions or a specific region,compare and contrast human and physical patterns and their variations over space,develop an appreciation of the complexities of regional and global environmental and socio-economic problems,understand globalization and place local issues in their global and historical context,and to understand human-environment interactions in various regions around the world.

Notes: Choose from any OT36 Arts & Humanities Elective OR Social & Behavioral Science Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.