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BIOL 120 - Human Genetics

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course is a study of the basic principles of genetics and their applications in understanding heredity in the human organism. Topics covered include cell division, sex determination, inheritance related to sex, gametogenesis, chromosomes, principles of genetics, gene mapping, DNA, mutation, pedigree analysis, polygenes, population genetics, genetic counseling, and genetic engineering.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis.
  2. Students will apply scientific data, concepts, and models in one of the natural sciences.