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Biology and Chemistry in the Modern World - A Survey of Drugs and Disease
CHEM 119 SP
This course will cover a wide range of topics of current interest that are at the intersection of biology and chemistry. In particular, the molecular basis of issues related to drugs and disease will form a focus of the
course. Topics to be discussed will include: psychoactive and performance enhancing drugs, mad cow, cancer, viral and bacterial diseases, and the chemistry of foods.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Three class tests and one final.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
This will be a lecture format class, and will be taught by both professors Anne Baranger (Chemistry Dept), and Michael McAlear (Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Dept). There will be three class exams, and a
non-cumulative final exam. The course falls
within the general education framework, and students need not be science majors or have a substantial background in chemistry or biology. The course has an unlimited enrollment and is designed to be a good option
whereby non-science majors can fulfill
their NSM general education expectations.
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- Instructor(s): Baranger,Anne M. McAlear,Michael A.
- Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: SCIE150;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 200)
- SR. major: 0 Jr. major: 0
- SR. non-major: 51 Jr. non-major: 30 SO: 60 FR: 75
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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