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Diversity & Physical/Life Science Exploration
Biology is the study and science of life. More than ever biology is featured in the media with exciting new discoveries or studies that address some of the most pressing issues facing our planet today; including global issues such as pollution, sustainable agriculture practices, species extinctions, and the spread of disease. Biology is also contributing to innovations in medicine and agriculture with DNA based medical treatments and genetic engineering. The curriculum for this dynamic course will focus on the issues and innovations that drive contemporary biology. This course is specifically intended for non-majors, as an introduction to modern biological research for pre-professionals and for those considering opportunities in the biological sciences who wish to find out and understand the role that biology is playing in the modern world.