Course Detail
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Course Components:
Discussion
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: 'C-' or better in BIOL 1210 OR BIOL 1610 OR AP Biology score of 4+ OR IB Biology score of 5+.
Requirement Designation:
Physical/Life Science Exploration
Course Attribute:
Physical/Life Science Exploration
Description
Principles of genetics with emphasis on human examples and applications. Covers Mendelian inheritance, the molecular basis of gene function, genetic engineering, population genetics and evolution. Considerable attention is given to the process of scientific inquiry and to relevant social issues. It is recommended that BIOL 2020 or 2021 be completed prior to taking this course.