This course will give you a thorough understanding of gene function and inheritance, and will enable you to apply this understanding to real-world issues, both personal and societal.
To acquire an understanding of the fundamental concepts of genomics and biotechnology, and their implications for human biology, evolution, medicine, social policy and individual life path choices in the 21st century.
Genetics is the branch of biology that studies the means by which traits are passed on from one generation to the next and the causes of similarities and differences between related individuals.
In this course, you will learn about biological changes that happen on a very large scale, across entire populations of organisms and over the course of millions of years, in the form of evolution and ecology.
7.00x is an introductory level biology course.
A whirlwind introduction to evolution and genetics, from basic principles to current applications, including how disease genes are mapped and how we leverage evolutionary concepts to aid humanity.
This Major accommodates a number of different career paths; you may opt to declare a major in biology if you plan to be a forensic scientist, a patent agent, a pharmaceutical researcher, or a professional in any number of related fields.
To earn the equivalent of a minor in Biology, you must complete six required core courses (two of which are one-credit labs); two core courses of your choice; and two elective courses, for a total of 10 courses.