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BIO 220 Human Biology and Contemporary Society

Not open to Biology majors. 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours per week. Foundation Course. Fulfills 3 credits toward Women's and Gender Studies Major/Minor.

Course Description: This course is an issue and project based science course. Small and large group discussions of issues that impact human biology and/or human learning from the practical, theoretical, and political standpoints will be the focus. It emphasizes the interdependence of human, plant and animal biology and the environment. This course will function as a seminar and hands-on laboratory workshop, with assigned readings from journals, periodicals and the Internet. Students will be expected to choose an issue to further research and present their findings as a poster board and/or class presentation.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, Summer.


0 - 3 credits