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SCPP BC3333 Genetics, Biodiversity Society. 4 points.

BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Reason and Value (REA)., BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Ethics and Values.

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission required. Students should contact B. Morton.

Module I: Development and Valuation of Plant Genetic Resources. Science and consequences of plant breeding, biotechnology, and genetic engineering; costs and benefits of maintaining biodiversity; public policy issues and options. Module II: Genetic Technology and Society. Human genome project, scientific basis and interpretation of genetic screening; individual choice, social implications, and ethical issues.

Fall 2017: SCPP BC3333
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
SCPP 3333 001/02569 T 2:10pm - 4:00pm
514 Altschul Hall
Philip Ammirato, Brian Morton, Sonia Pereira 4 16/20