SCIENCE Heredity and Genetics
Heredity and genetics is a semester long introductory course focusing on the principles of heredity, genetic technologies, and bioethical issues. Topics will include DNA structure and function, inheritance of human and animal traits, complex patterns of inheritance, and current advances in genetics and DNA technology as they apply to medicine and agriculture, along with bioethical issues raised by these technologies.
Length: (1) Trimester
Grade Level: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Biology (grade of C or better or instructor consent)
Cum Laude Points: 0.5