UT Dallas 2019 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL1318 - Human Genetics

BIOL 1318 (BIOL 2316) Human Genetics (3 semester credit hours) Elementary course in the fundamentals of human genetics. Topics include patterns of inheritance; DNA structure and replication; gene function; mutation and its role in genetic diseases, cancer, and the immune system; matters of sex; evolution; genetic engineering and gene therapy; forensics and bioethics. This course is specifically designed for non-majors. (3-0) Y