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BIOS 20303 - Section 01: Fundamentals of Genetics (CRN 21273)


Course Description:
An elementary course dealing with the principles of variation and inheritance in plants and animals, with special reference to humans. Designed primarily for junior preprofessional students. Spring.

Associated Term: Spring Semester 2012
Campus: Main
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course may not be repeated


Prerequisites:
(BIOS 10161 or BIOS 20201)



Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
Employee Non-Degree (EM) ,  St. Mary's College (SM) ,  Undergraduate Non-Degree (UD) ,  Undergraduate (UG)
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:
Main (M)

Cannot Have Taken:
BIOS 20250 ,  BIOS 24250 ,  BIOS 24303

Course Attributes:
CHSE - CHEM Science Electives ,  EETE - EE Technical Electives ,  ZTST - Final exam

Registration Availability (Overflow: Off )
  Maximum Actual Remaining
TOTAL 200 92 108


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Instructor's Description of Course » Besansky, Nora » BIOS  20303 - Section 01:  Fundamentals of Genetics (CRN 21273)
This section presents the instructor's preliminary design of the course. It is intended to help students gain a general sense of what the course will be like.
Course Objectives
To provide students with background in the principles of Mendelian genetics. Students will become familiar with Mendel's basic postulates and the additional insights that modern genetics has brought t
To provide students with the ability to solve problems and think analytically. Genetics, more than any other branch of biology, lends itself to problem solving and analytical thinking. Students will b
To make students aware of the power of DNA technology. Basic concepts of DNA manipulations will be taught and examples of how these manipulations can be used in today's world.
To help students become familiar with the language of genetics and the terminology of molecular biology.
To prepare students for more advanced course work in cell and molecular biology.
Use of Class Time Extent (0-3 scale)
Lecture: present material not in the readings
Lecture: review/elaboration of reading material
Quizzes or tests
Movies, audio tapes, web clips, etc.
Kinds of Assignments or Learning Activities Emphasis (0-3 scale)
Class attendance
Multiple-choice, matching, or true-false type exam questioning
Problem sets/exercises
Problem-solving or computational exam questioning
Reading
Types of Reading Materials Extent (0-3 scale)
Lecture notes or supplements
Textbook
Role of teaching assistants (TAs)
Lead group help sessions
Enrollment History » BIOS 20303 Fundamentals of Genetics (CRN 21273)
Enrollment over the last three years
Course was recently taught in SP09, SP10, SP11
Average number of students: 106
Composition of Students First Year Soph Junior Senior/5th Grad/Prof
FYS          
Architecture          
Arts and Letters     3% 7%  
Business          
Engineering   1%   2%  
Science   11% 52% 25%  
Law          
Instructor's Description of Course » Severson, David » BIOS  20303 - Section 01:  Fundamentals of Genetics (CRN 21273)
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Enrollment History » BIOS 20303 Fundamentals of Genetics (CRN 21273)
Enrollment over the last three years
Course was recently taught in SP09, SP10, SP11
Average number of students: 106
Composition of Students First Year Soph Junior Senior/5th Grad/Prof
FYS          
Architecture          
Arts and Letters     3% 7%  
Business          
Engineering   1%   2%  
Science   11% 52% 25%  
Law          

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