BIO 55 Bioethics (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
P/NP Available
Ethical principles will be applied to scientific work and to the emergence of new technologies. Principles to be considered include: professional conduct among scientists, the role of governmental regulation, individual choice, safety, and the rationale for particular areas of research. Attention will be given to genetic engineering of humans and other organisms, cloning, race, stem cells, pesticide use, and other areas of science.