Population and Conservation Genetics
Session
Six Week - First
Class Number
2861
Career
Undergraduate
Units
4 units
Grading
Description
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the fields of population and conservation genetics. Principles of population genetics are needed to understand evolution, epidemiology, and conservation biology. Forces and processes involved in shaping genetic variation, methods of measuring genetic variation and structure in natural populations, as well as strategies for worldwide conservation of endangered species will be emphasized. The course is a hybrid course and consists of lecture, primary literature discussions, and experimental computer simulations for analyzing or modeling population genetic data.
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisite: You must have completed BIOL 142 and BIOL 302 and BIOL 303 and STAT 350 or STAT 355 all with a grade of 'C' or better.
Notes
This is a synchronous online course. It requires reliable internet access and computer literacy; and the ability to self-manage independent learning assignments according to deadlines. In place of classroom activities, online work may include independent mastery assignments, discussion boards, videos with quizzes, writing assignments, and other active learning experiences. Students are responsible for completing these online learning experiences by the specified deadlines and in accordance with instructor requirements.
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
Tracy Smith
Meets
TuTh 1:00pm - 3:50pm
Dates
06/01/2021 - 07/09/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
13
Seats Open
17
Class Capacity
30
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
10