Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2016

     

FWIS 152 001 (CRN: 25381)

THE SCIENCE OF SUPPLEMENTS

Long Title: NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS: REAL REMEDIES OR SHADY SCIENCE?
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Purugganan, Mary
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR GRW 160A (11-JAN-2016 - 22-APR-2016) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 8-AUG-2022 6:34PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
28-APR-2016  
9:00AM - 12:00PM R TBA TBA
 
Description: This writing-intensive seminar examines evidence for the use of nutritional supplements in promoting health. Topics include the role of supplements in medicine; the biology of illnesses such as cancer, depression, and autoimmunity; and the molecular mechanisms of supplements in prevention and management of these illnesses. Appropriate for all majors.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/