Biology Department Announces Fall 2020 Special Course Offerings


The TWU Department of Biology is pleased to announce the addition of a number of unique, special-interest courses for the fall 2020 semester.

For students interested in cutting-edge topics in modern biology, we are offering:

  • BACT4413: Virology, Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30-10:50 a.m., WH300. Learn about the 'enemy from within.'
  • BIOL4903.01: Genome Editing and Medical Ethics, Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-3:50 p.m., MCL402. Find out about the newest advancements in biotechnology and how they might change your future.

Undergraduate and graduate students planning to pursue research careers can learn how to talk science in BIOL4293/5293: Scientific Communication, Mondays and Wednesday 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m., ASB104. Hone your science writing and speaking skills; discover why your audience matters and what to do about it; and learn to separate reality from pseudo-science.

Finally, in order to support our undergraduates in preparing for various careers, we are pleased to announce that we will once again be offering:

  • BIOL4901.01: Give Teaching a Chance, Tuesdays 11-11:50 a.m., ASSC153. Have you ever considered a teaching career? Texas has a shortage of science teachers. Are you ready to answer the call? Come and learn more about what teachers do, and how to succeed in the exciting field of education.
  • BIOL4903.02: MCAT and Medical Career Preparation, Tuesdays 6-8:50 p.m. WH105. Learn about the medical application process: MCAT prep, personal statement help, discussions with local physicians, shadowing, mock interviews and more.

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