BIOL 504 Genetics (Graduate)

This course integrates basic principles of genetics in eukaryotes and prokaryotes at the level of molecules, cells, and multi-cellular organisms including humans. Also covered are Mendelian genetics, the molecular basis of gene function as well as mutation, transmission systems, population, and evolutionary genetics. Subtopics also include the structure and function of chromosomes and genomes along with biological variation resulting from recombination, mutation, and selection.

Note: This course is designed for those seeking the credentials required by many regional accrediting bodies in order to teach advanced placement, concurrent early college and undergraduate college biology courses.

Prerequisite: A bachelor’s degree with a Biology major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Biology at a secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Introductory Biology, Introductory Biology Lab, General Chemistry, and General Chemistry Lab.

Prerequisite Courses: Chemistry & Biology

Related Offerings:
BIOL 501 Biological Chemistry (Winter/Spring I 2022 & Winter/Spring I 2023)
BIOL 502 Cell Biology (Summer II 2022 & Winter/Spring II 2023)
BIOL 503 Systems Biology (Fall I 2022 & Summer I 2023)
BIOL 504 Genetics (Winter/Spring II 2022 & Summer II 2023)
BIOL 505 Human Physiology (Fall II 2022)
BIOL 506 Microbiology (Summer I 2022)

Indiana Wesleyan University

Semester: Winter/Spring II 2022

Instructor: Joanna Vance, PhD.

Credit Hours: 3 Graduate

Date: 3/1/2022-4/25/2022

Location: Online

Teacher Level: Grade 9-12

Graduate Certificate Available: Yes

BIOL 504 Genetics Syllabus