Title

BIOL1150-ST.(ST) Biology of Women.J17.Faculty,St Thomas

Faculty Name

St Thomas Faculty

Document Type

Syllabi

School

CLA

Department

ACTC

Course Subject

ACTC

Course Number

1150

Course Section

ST

Course Title

(ST) Biology of Women

Academic Term and Year

Winter 2017

Credits

4.00

Hamline Plan Letter

D, N

Area of Study

HSCI, SCIN, WSTD

Course Description

Goals: To introduce students to the basic aspects of reproductive biology, biological bases of gender differences, and women's health. The course will also provide a context for examining the social and political framework within which science is done, and the extent to which scientific studies may be conducted as objective or value-neutral activities. Content: Course topics will include reproductive anatomy and physiology, sexual development and differentiation, hormones and reproductive cycle regulation, pregnancy and childbearing, reproductive technologies, STDs and AIDS, women and aging, and women and cancer. Students will practice methods of scientific inquiry and analysis, and assess the strengths and limitations of scientific approaches toward understanding the biology of women. Prerequisites: None NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course. Credits: 4

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