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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 236 Genetics and Society

Spring Semester

This course traces the history of genetics from ancient theories of inheritance through to modern research, discussing the impact that these discoveries have had on society.  Students will improve their understanding of both molecular and Mendelian genetics through problem solving and discussions of genetic technologies.  Particular emphasis will be placed on applications to medicine and agriculture, and ethical issues in genetics will be discussed throughout.

3 credit hours
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