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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 253 Genetics

Credits: (4)
This is a one-semester course with a required laboratory that 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 will also be introduced. This course is intended for Math/Science  majors, especially students interested in Biology, Pre-Med, Pre-Vet, Pre-Physicians Assistant, or Pre-Dent. Prerequisite(s): BIO 151  and BIO 152  (or equivalents) or permission of instructor.