Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

FWIS 152 901 (CRN: 20971)

THE SCIENCE OF SUPPLEMENTS

Long Title: NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS: REAL REMEDIES OR SHADY SCIENCE?
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Purugganan, Mary
Meeting: 1:30PM - 2:50PM TR FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 9-AUG-2022 11:33PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-MAY-2021  
2:00PM - 5:00PM U TBA TBA
 
Description: This writing-intensive seminar examines evidence for the use of nutritional supplements in promoting health. Topics include the role of vitamins, herbs and food-based supplements in medicine; the biology of illnesses such as cancer and depression; and the molecular mechanisms of supplements in disease prevention and management.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/