BIO 1414 Cats, Chromosomes & Codons

Prerequisite: Students enrolling in this course must place into ENG-1301 and MAT-0301. This user's guide to genetics and the human genome will be taught entirely online at Genome Island, an educational simulation at Second Life. Students will conduct virtual experiments to collect and analyze data that illuminate the principles of genetics and its application to humans. Topics studied will include the structure and replication of DNA, genetic coding and genetic variation, Mendelian inheritance patterns, human chromosomal organization, and features of the human genome, including specific human genes. This course satisfies the Analytical Literacy for non-science majors.


4 Credits


Required: Place into ENG-1301 Required: Take MAT-0301 MAT-1302 MAT-1303 or MAT-1324;


Fall Only