Oct 13, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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BIOL 170 - Human Genetics


4 credit(s)
This course introduces students to the study of inheritance in all of its manifestations, from the distribution of human traits in a family pedigree to the biochemistry of the genetic material in our chromosomes, DNA. The course examines the inheritance of traits in individuals and families, how traits evolve and are maintained in human populations, the molecular basis for those traits, and the Human Genome Project. Does not count toward a Biology major or minor.
Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: Scientific Perspectives of the Natural World; Sustainability.



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