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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 402 Genetics

4 Credit(s) Q W W-III
The study of the hereditary material-how it changes, how it is transmitted, and how it provides information to the cell. Topics to be discussed include classical genetic theory, and introduction to the biochemistry of nucleic acids, genome organization, gene regulation and expression, population genetics, and the role of genetic change in evolutionary processes. Four lecture hours per week. This course can be used as a Q and W course in the current curriculum. Prerequisites: BIO 212 , CHE 213 , or permission of Department Chairperson.