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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 103 - Biology of Human Disease

3 Credit(s) | Lecture |
Course can be counted for credit once

This course uses human disease as a vehicle to study biology in a context that is relevant to students’ lives. We will focus specifically on cancer, AIDS, and sickle-cell anemia. These diseases will be used to illustrate concepts in genetics and cell and molecular biology. The course will provide experience in scientific problem solving and in evaluation of scientific evidence, so that students develop an appreciation of how science works. Student will also examine ethical and social policy issues associated with these diseases.

Course Attribute(s):
Distribution Area: Natural Sciences