ENGR 260B Technology of Life (2016-2017)

ENGR 260B Technology of Life

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

ENGR 260B Technology of Life (Credit Units: 4) Engineering perspectives of evolution in life sciences including the physics, chemistry, and mechanics of various life systems such as DNA, RNA, biomolecules, cells, organs. (Design units: 0)

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No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic

Biophysics of Molecules and Molecular Machines (PHYSICS 146) or Introduction to Chemical Biology (CHEM 128) or Developmental and Cell Biology Majors Seminar (BIO SCI D114) or Cell and Molecular Engineering (BME 50A) or Cell and Molecular Engineering (BME 50B)

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Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

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Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

July 12, 2016
Senate Approved:
January 10, 2017
Approved Effective:
2015 Fall Qtr