PLBIO 2400

PLBIO 2400

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

Focuses on helping individuals understand how scientific information relates to the issues they face as citizens, in management decision making, and in public policy. To what extent should genetic engineering of crop plants be permitted? Should we place limits on fossil fuel consumption as a means of limiting global warming and global climate change? Must human endeavors be restricted in certain areas to maintain diversity? The format of this course is interactive, with lectures and discussions about how we as a society deal with controversial issues.

When Offered Fall, Winter, Summer.

Distribution Category (BIOLS-AG)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Outcomes
  • Explain, evaluate, and effectively interpret basic concepts in cell and molecular biology.
  • Explain, evaluate, and effectively interpret basic concepts in general ecology and biodiversity.
  • Integrate qualitative information to reach defensible and creative conclusions about the impacts of climate change, genetic engineering, and biodiversity on the natural world and society.
  • Communicate effectively through writing, speech, and visual information via written exams, writing assignments and class discussion concerning the above topics.
  • Articulate the views of people with diverse perspectives on the above issues.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2644 PLBIO 2400   LEC 001

    • MW Ives Hall 305
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2647 PLBIO 2400   DIS 203

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2648 PLBIO 2400   DIS 204

    • T Fernow Hall G01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2649 PLBIO 2400   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2651 PLBIO 2400   DIS 207

    • W Warren Hall 137
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2652 PLBIO 2400   DIS 208

    • W Warren Hall 138
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2654 PLBIO 2400   DIS 210

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2655 PLBIO 2400   DIS 211

    • W Warren Hall 137
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2656 PLBIO 2400   DIS 212

    • W Warren Hall 138
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2657 PLBIO 2400   DIS 213

    • W Warren Hall 137
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2748 PLBIO 2400   DIS 214

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2749 PLBIO 2400   DIS 215

    • W Warren Hall 138
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2750 PLBIO 2400   DIS 216

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2938 PLBIO 2400   DIS 217

    • R Warren Hall 137
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2974 PLBIO 2400   DIS 218

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person