BiologyDepartment of Biological Sciences

BIO 205: Bioethics

Instructor: Dr. Craig Magie
Credits: 3

This course explores major ethical issues arising from advances in biomedical technology, such as when human life begins, the ethics of assisted reproduction, cloning, stem cell research and genetic engineering, among others. Emphasis is on understanding the science behind the various biotechnologies and applying sound moral reasoning to the ethical issues discussed.