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Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Barry Zirkin
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015

Addresses the basic biological mechanisms that underlie male and female reproduction and that pertain to reproductive health issues, such as contraception, infertility, sexually transmitted diseases, and reproductive aging. Suitable for students with limited backgrounds in the biological sciences.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Use this knowledge of the biological principles of reproduction in practical ‘real world’ applications, such as writing position papers or explaining relevant information to lay people such as patients or groups (e.g., how a contraceptive works, what the

Methods of Assessment: Participation in on-line chat sessions (20%); four on-line quizzes (20%); mid term (30%) and final (30%) exams.
Location: Internet
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail