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Fall 2024
Jun 25, 2024
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AGRY 12300 - Genetics And Society
Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to the broad impacts that genetics and genomics have on society, from medicine, genetic testing and DNA evidence to agriculture, genetically modified crops and synthetic life. Background information is provided on a weekly topic followed by extensive in-class discussion.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agronomy

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Describe the issues, facts, and concepts central to a broad range of genetics and genomics topics. 2. Form own opinions on controversial topics, explaining what they think we should do regarding topics in the news. 3. Describe work done in three scientific disciplines, biology, genetics and genomics, as well as some intersecting disciplines such as medicine and engineering.

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