BIO4700 Bioethics

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Prof. Magdalene Ngeve

Course Description:

With increasing technological advances and scientific innovation, several things can be done today that were not possible in tha last decades and several more will become possible in the coming years. The opportunities brought about by advances in the field of biology and medicine have generated enormous controversial ethical issues that need to be studied. This course takes on an interdeciplinary approcah to address some of this controversial issues patening to the ethical questions arising from environmental, biological, medical, and political aspects of our everyday life

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students will learns about the moral and biblical bases and view point of some of the critical issues of ethical concern today. Students will also be able to analyse, discuss, and defend their views on provocking ethical concerns of our present day

Why This Course Is Important:

Some aspects of scientific innovation creating the ethical issues existing today cntradict many aspects pf Christian beliefs and other cultural values and world views. Therefore developing skills to handle these, in an era where they abound, is very crucial.