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    Muhlenberg College
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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BIO 118 - Concepts of Biology: Genes, Genomes, & Society

1 course unit
Students will consider the impact of genetic information on both individuals and various aspects of society with a particular focus on human health and disease.  The course begins with an introduction to human genetics which will serve as background for discussion of aspects of the human condition that have a genetic basis as well as uses of genome sequence information.  In addition to learning the underlying biology, discussions will include related societal, ethical, and policy topics.
Prerequisite(s): Students who have taken BIO 150 , BIO 151 , or BIO 152  need permission of the instructor to enroll.
Meets general academic requirement SC.



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