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The Science and Ethics of Genetics

A non-majors course covering the basic principles of classical and molecular genetics, and discussions concerning the impact of genetics on biological research, health care, ancestry, the legal system, and society. The course also covers the influence of western philosophers on current perceptions and ethical issues related to genetic technology. Activities include lectures, readings, discussions, and several films. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

Degree requirement — Critical Perspectives: I, Critical Perspectives: Q

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 4 The Science and Ethics of Genetics Olin Hall 481 24 / 1 11/15/2021
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