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HIST 325 001 (CRN: 16775)

THE CENTURY OF THE GENE

Long Title: THE CENTURY OF THE GENE: HISTORY OF GENETICS AND EUGENICS
Department: History
Instructor: Campos, Luis
Meeting: 2:00PM - 3:15PM MW (26-AUG-2024 - 6-DEC-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
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: 25
Section Enrolled: 10
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 12-JUL-2024 11:47AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
 
Description: A survey of the history of genetics from Mendel to the Human Genome Project, and of the history of efforts to improve human heredity (eugenics), from Galton to “GATTACA.” Some topics include experimental breeding; agriculture; the mutation theory; Lysenkoism; molecular biology; the genetic code; genetic engineering; biotech; patenting; and personal genomics.