BIS 102◊ Human Heredity and Society

4 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/23/15

Laboratory course emphasizing scientific inquiry through a breadth of selected concepts focusing on basic genetics principles and contemporary issues in biotechnology including cell and molecular biology, genetics and heredity, evolution, and biotechnology. Biological issues will be clearly integrated throughout the course emphasizing biotechnology and the personal, ethical, political and social implications of biological advances in the area of genetics. Development of scientific literacy will be a foundation of the course to enable students to make informed decisions.

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 4 hours — IAI: L1 906L

(course fee required)