Tompkins Cortland Community College

BIOL205 - General Genetics


Intended for students pursuing careers in the biological or health sciences. Fundamental principles in Mendelian genetics, chromosomal function, structure, and expression are covered. Current topics including population genetics, mutation and evolution, cancer, and application of molecular genetics in the biomedical sciences are discussed. Computer access is required for bioinformatic activities. Corequisite: BIOL 206. Prerequisites: BIOL 104 or equivalent; MATH 095 or MATH 098 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.