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Course Description

This course is an exploration of the real science and technology behind the science fiction portrayed in popular media (movies, television, internet and print). Topics may include: cloning of cells and organisms; DNA sequencing and genomics; forensics techniques used in real labs; how to analyze and understand statistics in health related news articles; the chemistry and physiology behind health foods and fads; the pros and cons of genetically modified organisms (GMOs); etc. Students will be able to choose and direct their studies of specific movies, episodes and articles.
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Course Sections

Class Number
5752
Type
LEC
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Sep 15, 2020 to Dec 15, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $620.97 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information