|COURSE NUMBER:||BIOL 320|
|COURSE TITLE:||Introduction to Genetics|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr. Heather Prior (lecture)|
Martine Ooms (lab)
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 3)|
The cellular and molecular basis of heredity. Mendelian
genetics and its chromosomal basis, linkage and genetic mapping
in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, and changes in chromosome number
will be studied. DNA as genetic material, the genetic code,
replication, control of protein synthesis, the governance of
gene action, and recombinant DNA techniques will receive
Students with credit in BIOL 354 or 355 cannot receive credit in BIOL 320.
Prerequisites: BIOL 210, 211
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
1. Students will be introduced to the principles of genetics with historical experimental foundations.
2. Students will develop problem-solving skills appropriate for genetic analysis.
3. Students will expand their understanding of current issues in genetics and identify ethical, legal and social concerns which affect this discipline.
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