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Genetics-Human Aspects (BIOL 101)

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Biology
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • This course has a lecture with 3 hours.
  • This course has a lab with 2 hours.

The emphasis is fundamental genetic principles and concepts and how these apply to individuals within our culture and society as a whole. Topics include transmission of inherited traits, chromosomal abnormalities, gene structure and function, genes in populations and genetic implications of cancer, genetic engineering, evolution, eugenics and bioethics. Designed for non-science majors; not applicable to the applied biology major. This course meets General Education requirements: Scientific Understanding, Lab. Typically Offered Fall, Spring, Summer


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