Current Online Course Schedule

This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Techniques in DNA Amplification

This advanced course is designed to provide skills in the performance of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), a technique commonly used to amplify DNA in forensics and the biotechnology laboratory. Instruction will focus on understanding the process; potential applications of DNA amplification; and the skills related to the set up, performance, and evaluation of the outcome of the technique. The course assumes prior knowledge of solution preparation and gel electrophoresis.

Subject: BTEC
Units: 1

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