Biology and Chemistry in the Modern World: A Survey of Drugs and Disease|
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.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examinations and Assignments: |
There will be three class exams, and a non-cumulative final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
The course falls within the general education framework, and students need not be science majors or have a substantial background in chemistry or biology. This course is designed to be a good option whereby non-science majors can fulfill their NSM general education expectations.
|Instructor(s): McAlear,Michael A. Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: SCIE139; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 10||JR non-major: 9||SO: 0||FR: 0|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
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