Apr 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ANFS 270 - Biotechnology: Science and Socioeconomic Issues

Credit(s): 3
BIOTECH: SCI & SOC-ECON ISSUES
Component: Lecture
Introduction to agricultural biotechnology and socio-economic issues. Introduces genetic engineering and the basic scientific theory and the applications of biotechnology in agriculture production and research. Presents issues surrounding biotechnology-risk and technology assessment, animal rights, public and private research interface, media and environmental perspectives, consumer acceptance, regulation and economic development.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
Crosslisted: May be crosslisted with APEC 270  and PLSC270.
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