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APBI 290 Introductory Topics in Applied Biology

Analysis and interpretation of current issues in applied biology. Topics will vary from year to year.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
APBI 290 001Web-Oriented Course1 Tue Thu11:0012:30

"Insects as Food and Feed" is a 3-credit course. The course aims to provide an understanding of the benefits and limitations of entomophagy from the perspective of health, environment and livelihood. The course will discuss the challenges encountered to develop insects as a new protein source for food and feed. The course will include insect rearing methods, preparation and processing of insects and incorporating them as an ingredient in food and feed products. Aspects of entomophagy are explored through student reviews of recent research articles and presentations to the class.