Course Number: 418/419

Open To:
Grades 10-12

Course Length:
Full Year; 10 Units

UC/CSU Approved: Laboratory Science area “D” requirement.

Course Description:
This course is a study in genetics from a human perspective. Some of the material covered will include; cytology, Mendelian inheritance, DNA, gene function, genetic engineering, biotechnology, human genetic problems and conditions, evolution, and the Human Genome Project. Lab work will include a variety of short and long term experiments and problems that will reinforce the concepts learned in class.

Textbook/Class Resources:

Textbook instructions will be provided by instructor on first day of class

Level of Difficulty:
  Very Difficult

Estimated Homework Per Class:
30 minutes
30-60 minutes
60-90 minutes

Completion of Biology
with a B or higher
both semesters