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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 123 - Beyond Jurassic World: The Science of DNA and Dinosaurs

For non-science majors. This course explores the science behind Jurassic World, ranging from the foundations of molecular and cellular biology to the fascinating world of dinosaurs and evolution. Students will apply scientific reasoning to understand the power - and limitations - of genetic engineering, and will think critically about the portrayal of such science in Hollywood and popular media. No laboratory component. (Offered every year.) 3 credits