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Perspectives in Genetics
BIOL 107
Spring 2012
Section: 01  

This course will utilize a historical survey of milestones in the science of genetics that have brought us to a current era where genetics is involved in all aspects of our lives. In addition to learning the principles of genetics and the methods of analysis (classical and molecular), students will have an opportunity to discuss issues that genetics raises in ethics, politics, and economics. However, these issues are not the primary focus of the course.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning
Genetic analysis utilizes mathematical and statistical methods. The course includes several opportunities for discussion in which students read and discuss the ethical issues associated with several areas of genetics.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM BIOL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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