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BIO 231 - Bioethics: Life, Health and Environment


Prerequisites: BIO 103  or CORE 101  or consent of instructor
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement for the Bioethics Certificate. This course does not fulfill a course requirement in the Biology major, minor or core Concentration
The ethical, legal and social implications of recent advances in biological research, environmental issues and technological applications generate discussions between scientists, politicians, lawyers, clergy and citizens throughout the world. Bioethics is a comprehensive interdisciplinary course about biomedical and environmental legal and ethical practice. Students will discuss the conflicts what arise in society that biologists/biotechnologists face when working in biotechnology, human and animal health, environmental health and ethical research practices in basic/applied science. Through critical thinking and “real case” scenarios students will be able to reach an appropriate course of action to understand and resolve bioethical concerns in society.

3 credits
Alternate Fall



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