2017-2018

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SCIĀ 461. Issues in Biological Science. 3 Credit Hours.

This seminar course will focus on current issues in biological science, and will vary from year to year based upon compelling new trends in the biosciences. Public understanding of science often plays a large role in the advancement of the field as a whole, and therefore current societal issues and biomedical research will be addressed. Additional topics may include addressing new technology or research methodologies, the role of government and culture in scientific achievement, the integration of the environment and science and climate change and species extinction. This course will be a faculty and student-run seminar course in which students will be required to present topics of interest to them. Outside speakers will be included.
Prerequisites: SCI 251 and Lab or SCI 265 and Lab; or permission of instructor
Session Cycle: Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.