May 26, 2020  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
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BIO 309 - Medicinal Botany

Credits: 4
This is primarily a plant biology course that covers medicinal plants. This course provides students the opportunity to survey the diversity of medicinal plants and study the history and uses of plants for medicine and other purposes. Students will learn about the medicinal properties of plants and their role in both traditional and modern medicine; gain insights into the chemistry and biological significance of plant secondary metabolites; examine both beneficial and poisonous effects of plant compounds in Western medicine and in other cultures around the world. Lab fee.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 105  and BIO 106   or equivalent, CHE 111 , and CHE 112 .



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