(3 credits/3 class hours)
Human health and longevity are predicted by a number of factors from family history to immediate environment. This course will introduce students to basic cell biology, physiology, genetics, nutrition, evolution and ecology with a focus on human health. Throughout the course we will focus on how to be a careful, critical reader of popular science articles concerning human health factors. Students will also explore a number of specialty topics, such as the science of cigarette addiction.