BIO 1415 Exploring Human Biology

This course is designed to explore the process of scientific discovery as illustrated by the complex workings of the human body. Students will be introduced to the scientific method as illustrated by the design and interpretation of key experiments that have led to critical discoveries about how the human body functions. This course will also examine the impact that these discoveries have had on modern society. The goal of this course is to foster an understanding of how scientific discoveries are made and to underscore the important role that science plays in our society. Laboratory exercises will reinforce important concepts and introduce students to experimental design and analysis. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. This course satisfies the Analytical Literacy for nonscience majors.


4 Credits


Spring Only