This course offers the study of human genetics and its application in various disciplines. It is designed to help students gain knowledge of this subject area and to be able to apply this knowledge in cooperative work with medical, research, criminal justice and many other science-related disciplines. Major topics include introduction and history of genetics, cell reproduction (meiosis and mitosis), genetic pedigrees and inheritance patterns, tools used in genetic testing, mutations and cancer. Lab activities are designed and used to reinforce selected topics. (Prerequisites: C or better in BIOL144L or BIOL148L or BIOL145L, and MATH142L or competence demonstrated on math placement exam or POI).