Biotechnology and Society   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

CMB 150 - Biotechnology and Society

An introduction to biotechnology, focuses on its application in, and impacts on, our society.  Scientific, ethical, economic, legal, social and historical aspects of biotechnology will be covered.  Class discussions and laboratory investigations of current topics including: cloning; agricultural biotechnology; genetically-modified foods; stem cells; and medical biotechnology highlight the course.  Fulfills Life Sciences Foundation.  Offered every semester.

Credits: 4