IB 201: Organismal Genetics

Course Details

Description: Genetics is one of the unifying frameworks shared by the life sciences, social sciences, and medicine. This course introduces general principles of heredity in the context of complex organisms from plants to animals and humans. Special attention will be paid to topics at the intersection of genetics, medicine, and society, such as the intersection between genetics and issues such as racism, sexism, and economic inequality. Material featured on the MCAT exam will also receive emphasis. IB majors are required to take IB 204 Genetics.
Course Offered in Semester(s): Fall
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