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Suggested Year of Study:1-2
Duration:1 Semester
Credit Units:3
Offering Unit:FHS

 

Medium of InstructionEnglish

Pre-requisites

None

Course Description

This course introduces important topics related to health in daily-life including the effect of environment, nutrition, and genetics on health, healthy aging, and mental and physical well-being. Biotechnology innovations and lifestyle modifications that can impact human health will be introduced. The course will be taught from a biological, biomedical, and biotechnological perspective. Students will participate in regular fun educational activities related to health sciences that illustrate and enforce the concepts learned in class.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

  1. Upon completion of the course students will be able to identify the essential factors that promote human health.
  2. Upon completion of the course students will be able to explain how such factors can disrupt human health and normal bodily function.
  3. Upon completion of the course students will be able to analyse human health data and predict potential future outcomes.
  4. Upon completion of the course students will be able to create a program for healthy living.