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Biol 475N – Anatomy in Italy: Cadavers, Culture, and Science

Anatomy in Italy: Cadavers, Culture, and Science

A fascinating blend of Biology and History, investigating the evolution of anatomy and physiology in Renaissance Italy. Biol 475N will meet once per week this spring (W: 12:20-1:35PM). The co-requisite course, IT 175: Italian Language & Culture for  Embedded Experiences Abroad (3 credits) will meet twice a week throughout the spring semester (M&F: 12:20-1:10) and over Spring Break 2021 travel to Florence, Bologna, and Verona.

Students are eligible to apply for

 Email: with the following information:

              Full Name, Penn State Email, 9-digit ID number, major, class standing (i.e. Sophmore, Junior, etc., current cumulative GPA and a statement about why you would like to enroll in this course.

Dr. John Waters and Joel Waters   


Spring Break 2021

3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Complete one of the following – Biol 129, Biol 141, Biol 240, Biol 472, Kines 202 or another anatomy course (Biol 297 or 497) by end of Fall 2019.

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