Genetics Course – Study by Distance Learning

By: ACS Distance Education  16/11/2013
Keywords: Genetics, Introduction to Genetics

Genetics is Changing how we Think and Work! in health science - in agriculture -in horticulture ...and much more! An understanding of genetics will be more important as we move into the future; but it can be a difficult subject to understand if you don't have a proper grasp of the fundamentals -Grasping those fundamentals is what this course is about! Genetics is being used increasingly by all sorts of people, in all sorts of jobs -not just plant scientists; and that trend is set to continue. It is likely that an understanding of genetics will become increasingly important for people who work on farms, in plant nurseries, zoos, veterinary practices, medical offices and many other places You might not need to be a geneticist; but you are likely to need the level of knowledge imparted in this course. Studying genetics can feel like studying another language – the biological language of genes and DNA. It is expected that you will have some prior biological study to undertake this course. Lesson Structure There are 10 lessons in this course: 1. Introduction to Genetics 2. The Cell and Organelles 3. Interaction between Chromosomes 4. Interaction between Genes 5. Genetic Chemistry (DNA and Chromosomes) 6. Mutations (Genomes and Mutations) 7. DNA repair and Recombination 8. Developmental Genetics 9. Population Genetics 10. Applied Genetics Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading. Find out more at http://www.acsedu.com/courses/genetics-1132.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

Keywords: Genetics, Introduction to Genetics

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