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'''Articles about the UC Davis - UCLA distance learning class:'''
'''Article rating the UCLA class as one of America's 10 Hottest Classes'''
Course Description
<div style="text-align: center;">'''SAS 70A  Genetic Engineering in Medicine, Agriculture and Law'''
'''Winter Quarter 2011'''
'''This is a distance-learning (real-time video conferencing) class with UCLA and Tuskegee University'''</div>
The course provides non-biology (particularly non-science) majors and entering biology students
with a foundation in molecular biology, genetics and genomics as it applies to genetic engineering
and to address the social, legal, and ethical issues that arise from emerging new genetic
technologies in medicine, agriculture, and law.  A major goal of this class is to put genetic
engineering into a scientific, historic, and social perspective so that students can make
objective decisions about how this technology should be used in the future.  This is a highly
interactive, team-oriented, problem-based, course that teaches students how to think critically
about experimental science and the societal issues raised by advances in genetic engineering,
genomics, and human reproduction.  The course is organized into three parts: (1) an interactive,
media-oriented  lecture section that includes hands-on "experiments" and demonstrations, (2)
films and guest- speakers that bring real-life societal issues into the classroom, and (3) a
separate undergraduate seminar that focuses on Scientific American articles and is taught by
teaching assistants. The course will be offered in a distance learning format with a class on the
same topic at UCLA and Tuskegee University.  Thus, students will have the opportunity to
interact with students and a professor at other campuses.
-Class Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 - 6:00 pm, 5 units, CRN 40380
-A separate 2 unit undergraduate seminar will be scheduled at a time convenient for all
students (PLB 98, CRN 37152)
-Students earn general education credits for Science and Engineering and/or Social

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For additional information about SAS 70A, go to the following sites: 2011 SAS70A Syllabus.pdf