Animal and Plant Genetics

PLS 312
4 Units
Dennis Ray
The course is designed to help students learn and use the basic concepts of the very broad field of genetics, including the sub-fields of transmission genetics, cytogenetics, cytoplasmic inheritance, quantitative inheritance, population genetics and evolution, and molecular genetics. Students will be able to solve a wide variety of genetics problems by utilizing the basic concepts and selecting an appropriate and effective approach. Students will also acquire some basic laboratory skills that will enhance their understanding of the concepts presented in the course.