Biotechnology:Science, Law & Policy

SLN #: 71103
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 005
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Marchant;Cardineau

Course Description:
This course will examine the legal, regulatory, scientific, policy and ethical aspects of biotechnology, focusing on genetically engineered plants, animals, foods, drugs, vaccines, and other products. Among issues to be covered are regulation, labeling, liability issues, intellectual property issues, antitrust, the role of the public in biotechnology decisions, international regulation, international trade, bioprospecting/biopiracy, xenotransplantation, animal cloning, synthetic biology, and bioterrorism.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Research Paper
Graduation Writing Requirement: Yes*
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes*
Skills Requirement: No
Note: Only one of the above listed requirements can be fulfilled with this course.
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: Paper Required
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.