BIO-110: Biotechnology and Human Affairs

Catalog Info

This course is INACTIVE
Effective Term
Fall 2016
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces biotechnology concepts to the general education student. Investigates the science of biotechnology and its applications in fields of human endeavor, and the ethical implications of this rapidly-expanding technology. Topics include crime scene forensics, genetically modified organisms, stem cell research, gene therapy, medical diagnosis and genetic screening, and bioterrorism, among others. Especially relevant for non-scientists interested in medicine, law, journalism, or education. Integrated lecture and lab gives students the opportunity to have hands-on experience in biotechnology techniques.

ENG-131 Eligible
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
  • Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences