Spring 2012 not offered
|Certificates: Civic Engagement, Environmental Studies|
In this advanced seminar, we consider how genes and environment interact to shape the development and behavior of organisms, including humans. After an initial series of lectures and discussions on classic and current readings, the class will consist of in-depth student presentations and discussion.
Students prepare extensive oral presentations.
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: BIOL214 OR BIOL218 OR [BIOL254 or NS&B254] OR [BIOL224 or NS&B224]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CEC)(CIS)(ENVS)(SISP)
Classic papers by J.B.S. Haldane, R.C. Lewontin and others including contemporary philosophers of biology; current articles from the primary biological and medical literature on topics of students' choice.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Oral presentation and accompanying written assignment.