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Online courses are available to both Tufts and visiting students. These courses are offered 100% online, with *minimal or no on-campus requirements.

Online learning is a fantastic way to take a course and to experience a learning format that you might really enjoy. Courses are open 24x7 and there are ample opportunities to interact and participate with your teacher and classmates, and contribute in diverse ways to the class.

Online learning is not for everyone though. Be sure you have the time, self-motivation, and discipline required to learn and keep up in this format. Online courses at Tufts Summer Session are subject to the same policies and procedures as summer face-to-face courses. Read more about online courses and online specific policies

* Some online courses may have proctored midterm and final exams. For courses that have this requirement: If you are within fifty miles of Tufts University, you will be required to come to Medford, MA for your exam. If you are more than fifty miles away from Tufts, you may be responsible for finding your own proctor or taking your exam through a remote proctoring service. For more information about proctored exams

Tufts Credit:
       1.0 course credits is equal to 4 semester hours at other institutions
       0.5 course credits is equal to 2 semester hours at other institutions
Course Numbers:
       0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
        0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
        0200 & Up: strictly graduate

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Title:   Plants & Humanity (Online)      

Course Number:      BIO 0010B   
Room: Online

Course Description:

(Cross-listed as ENV 10.)  Principles of botany accenting economic aspects and multicultural implications of plants, their medicinal products, crop potential, and biodiversity. Emphasis placed on global aspects of this dynamic science, with selected topics on acid rain, deforestation, biotechnology, and other applications. Also covered are medicinal, poisonous, and psychoactive species, as well as nutritional sources from seaweeds and mushrooms to mangos and durians.

  

Instructor: George Ellmore           Instructor Website

Offered in: Second session
Class Dates: Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 to Friday, Aug 11, 2017
Day(s): Online           Online Session Times: Anytime
Credit Value: 1          Call Number:      50015                     
Status: Open

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