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|BIOL 222 - PRINCIPLES OF GENETICS|
An introduction to the underlying principles, theories, technology and vocabulary that constitute the discipline of genetics. Concentrating on the molecular aspect of classical and extended genetics, course topics include: molecular organization of genetic information in viruses, prokaryotes and eukaryotes; the molecular basis of phenotypic variation; and the molecular aspects of gene action, expression, and regulation. Collectively, this course provides a framework for understanding how genetics is used as a tool for investigation of issues related to human health, medicines, and in biotechnology. PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in BIOL 150, CHEM 131, MATH 117 or higher, or consent of department. Students may not receive credit for both BIOL 222 and BIOL 220. Three hours lecture, two hours of discussion/recitation each week. Formerly BI 222.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Bill Hours
Biology, RV Department
General Elective, Upper Level Requirement