Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

CORE S110   Discovering Biology: Hormones
RestrictionsNo 2024 2023
Core AreaScientific Perspectives

Fall 2022 Course Description:
Focuses on the exciting world of hormones with emphasis on how hormones and the endocrine system were discovered, historical medical mysteries that revealed endocrine diseases, as well as how our bodies control most everything using hormones. Students also discuss how the study of hormones continues to impact society. Taught using a mix of lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities.

Catalog Description:
Examines some of the major questions that inform human understanding of the living world. Covering long-standing biological questions as well as questions emerging from the latest discoveries, students explore the great diversity of life and how organisms adapt and change. Students use this framework to tackle new and relevant issues arising from our study of biology. The approach is student-active and hands-on; students work together to explore a few of the mysteries of the natural world.