Biotechnology & microbiology

Semester 1 & 2


    Microbiology is a two semester lab science course covering cell physiology and biological                research techniques and genetic engineering. The course will survey the microbial world with its        many branches of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and others. The sub disciplines of     veterinary, environmental, evolutionary, industrial, pharmaceutical, and food microbiology will be        studied as well.

        Agricultural and Industrial Biotechnology

    Agricultural and Industrial Biotechnology is a two semester course which provides entry-level as        well as advanced training in biotechnology skills, methods, and applications. The course is                laboratory based and integrates the core competencies of the life science career pathway and            physical sciences with the technical skills needed for post-secondary education and/or                        employment in the biotechnology industry.


    The following areas/themes will be covered throughout the year:

    Writing Personality Profile

Application Essay

Research Report



Subject Analysis

Dramatic Scene

Critical Review

    Grammar The Sentence and Its Parts



Rhetorical Grammar

    Vocabulary Using Word Origin

Words with Multiple Meanings

Analyzing Word Parts

Precision in Language

Denotations and Connotations

Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs

Using Context Clues

Identifying Word Parts

Strategies for Developing Vocabulary

                        Understanding Analogies