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SCIĀ 362. Nobel Prize in Biological Sciences. 3 Credit Hours.

This course provides an understanding of the development of modern biological sciences and covers basic biological scientific principles in major sub-disciplines such as evolution, molecular biology, physiology, and medicine. By presenting major Nobel Prize winning research in biology, the course provides insight into the unique mindsets of Nobel laureates, noting the creativity and logical reasoning behind their Nobel Prize winning research. Both social and business impacts of their scientific contributions will be discussed, with emphasis on how scientific knowledge affects politics, history, religions, and daily life.
Prerequisites: SCI 251 or SCI 265 or permission of the instructor
Session Cycle: Fall, Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.