If you’re on this pathway you’ll study the molecular basis of heredity and the role of genes in disease.
Structuring your pathway
If you choose to take this pathway you must complete the following courses, plus the Biological Sciences capstone course, BIOSCI 399:
- BIOSCI 101 Life! Origins and Mechanisms
- BIOSCI 108 Biodiversity: Patterns of Life
- BIOSCI 109 Ecology and Evolution: The Continuum of Life
- STATS 101 Introduction to Statistics
15 points from:
- CHEM 110 Chemistry of the Living World
- CHEM 120 Chemistry of the Material World
- CHEM 150 Concepts in Chemistry
15 points from:
- BIOSCI 322 Evolution of Genes, Populations and Species
- BIOSCI 324 Plant Pathology and Symbiosis
- BIOSCI 326 Plant Biotechnology for Crops and Health
- BIOSCI 347 Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology
- BIOSCI 349 Biomedical Microbiology
- BIOSCI 353 Molecular and Cellular Regulation
- BIOSCI 356 Developmental Biology and Cancer
Other Biological Sciences pathways
Genetics not your thing? You can choose to keep your Biological Sciences major general, or you can choose a different pathway. Browse our other Biological Sciences pathways to find one that matches your interests:
You can use our degree planners to help you plan the courses you need to take for your BSc. To find the most up to date Biological Sciences (Genetics pathway) degree planner, go to the Science degree planners page.
This video describes three key genetics papers that make up part of the Genetics pathway.
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