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Course Description:

This upper-level course will have balanced coverage of both classical and modern genetics. It will emphasize concepts and problem-solving and use cutting-edge online resources to explore the current explosion in genetics research. The course will begin with a review of basic biological principles involving DNA, genes and chromosomes, and will introduce the concepts of heredity and discussions of modern biotechnology, including recombinant DNA, cloning, stem cell research and DNA fingerprinting.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Natural Sciences.

Prerequisites: Human Biology or Biology of Ecosystems or General Biology or professor’s permission.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Natural Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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