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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FER 2000 - Social Implications of Fermented Beverages (1)

When Offered: Fall
This seminar will provide an overview and discussions around the historical, cultural, social, moral, ethical and legal aspects of alcohol production and consumption as well as metabolism and human physiology. This includes discussion of ideas such as alcohol consumption in the context of various theological and cultural principles and beliefs. Other exercises, such as debating the merit of alcohol production from food-crops, will provide students with an opportunity to exchange ideas and engage in scholarly debate through verbal and written communication. Lectures and discussion will be lead by invited faculty and staff within their field of expertise (e.g., philosophy and religion, sociology, toxicology, biology).