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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.

Notes

This course will require you to be online for live lectures every week at the scheduled time. Class recordings will also be available until after your exam period. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
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Course Sections
Class Number
1399
Type
LEC
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 04, 2021 to Jun 15, 2021
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
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
Class Number
5361
Type
LEC
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Sep 14, 2021 to Dec 14, 2021
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $621.04 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5346
Type
LEC
Days
Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 20, 2022 to Apr 21, 2022
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $621.04 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1042
Type
LEC
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 03, 2022 to Jun 14, 2022
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $621.04 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information