• Two exams (each worth 25% of the final grade) will be given. Exams will be open book. Class attendance/participation contributes 10% to the final grade. Homework assignments and notes kept in a notebook will contribute 40% to the final grade. Notebooks will be collected and graded twice during the semester.
  • Semester Offered: Spring
  • Credits: 3
  • Course URL: Sakai

Prerequisites

General Biology  (01:119:115-116-117 or 01:119:101-102) or equivalent. Highly recommended: 01:694:215

 Course Description

Two exams (each worth 25% of the final grade) will be given. Exams will be open book. Class attendance/participation contributes 10% to the final grade. Homework assignments and notes kept in a notebook will contribute 40% to the final grade. Notebooks will be collected and graded twice during the semester.

Course Syllabus 

Spring 2018 Syllabus

Course URL

Sakai

Course Satisfies Departmental Learning Goals

  • Knowledge specific goals:  Know the terms, concepts and theories in genetics. While reading assigned papers, students will be introduced to terms, concepts and theories in genetics and molecular biology.
  • Use genetic information and ideas to critically analyze published research articles in genetics. Students will participate in group discussion on each assigned paper.

Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy

Two exams (each worth 25% of the final grade) will be given. Class participation/homework/notebooks will make up  50% of the final grade.

Course Materials

Several papers from primary literature will be chosen at the beginning of the semester.

Course Closed?

If this course is closed,  please use the following link to add your name to the course wait list: Wait List Sign Up. If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Life Sciences-Office of Undergraduate Instruction  at 848-445-2075 or visit our office at Nelson Labs B112, Busch Campus. 

Faculty

Dr. D. Glodowski


** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.