This course focuses on the principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms, including humans. The topics include: structure and function of genes, chromosomes and genomes, biological variation resulting from recombination, mutation, and selection, population genetics, use of genetic methods to analyze protein function, gene regulation and inherited disease.

Jobs directly related to this degree include:

  • Clinical research asssociate
  • Health care scientist, genomics
  • Health care scientist, immunology
  • Pharmacologist
  • Plant breeder/geneticist
  • Research scientist