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BIO 218 Genetically Modified Organisms

Prerequisite: Listed prerequisite, and student must me a Biology or Chemistry or Environmental Studies major with approval.

Course Description: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMLO) have been a source of debate especially over the last decade as more and more of the worlds cropland is planted with genetically modified plants. Explore GMLOs from food plants to animal "pharming" where this same DNA technology is applied to animals such that they produce large amounts of human proteins, vaccines, and other substances for medical use. We will investigate various literatures for the social, economic, political, and environmental impact issues surrounding this technology.

Course Rotation: Online: Fall.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

BIO 102 Minimum Grade of C-