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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 253 Genetics

Credits: (4)
This course covers the biological basis for patterns of inheritance, including the structure, function, and regulation of DNA, genes, and chromosomes. The biochemical nature of mutations will be discussed, along with the potential consequences, both harmful and beneficial. Methods of molecular genetic analysis also will be introduced. This class is intended for Math-Science majors, especially students interested in Biology, Pre-Med, Pre-Vet, Pre-Physician Assistant, or Pre-Dent. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours per week. Prerequisite(s): BIO 151  and BIO 152  (or equivalents) or permission of instructor.