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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
5420
Type
LEC
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Sep 13, 2022 to Dec 13, 2022
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $621.71 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1059
Type
LEC
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 02, 2023 to Jun 13, 2023
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $621.71 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information