Fall 2008 not offered
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.
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HUMAN GENETICS by Rikki Lewis
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Two exams (one of which will be during the final exam period, but not comprehensive). Several short writing assignments; several problem sets.
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A student should have completed one year of high school chemistry and one year of high school biology. The course may not be used to satisfy any requirement of the Biology, MB&B or NS&B majors. This course is not open to students who have taken AP Biology or another advanced level biology course in high school.
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