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Active as of Fall Semester 2019



I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Genetics

2. Course Prefix & Number:
BIOL 2420

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This laboratory science course provides an introduction to the study of genetics. Topics covered include: classical genetics - Mendelian principles underlying inheritance; population genetics – natural and artificial (trait) selection; and modern molecular genetics – with applications to medical genetics, agriculture, and society. The laboratory component requires careful manipulation, observations, recording of data, and analyses of results. MnTC Goal 3

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

BIOL 2420 - Genetics


All Course(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
BIOL 1431General Biology I
CHEM 1424Chemical Principles I

9. Co-requisite Courses:

BIOL 2420 - Genetics

There are no corequisites for this course.