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Course Description

The Transmission of Hereditary Characteristics (BLG-5065-2)

  • Overview

    This 50-hour course deals with the mechanisms involved in the transmission of hereditary characteristics and related health problems. It also deals with the structure of chromosomes and genes, Mendel's laws and the transmission of human hereditary characteristics related to blood groups. It is aimed at raising awareness of environmentally caused genetic mutations.

  • Outline

    The Mechanisms of Heredity:
    Cell Basics
    Cell Division

    The Laws of Heredity:
    Mendel's Experiments
    Crossbreeding

    Health Problems Related to Heredity:
    The Heredity of Blood Types
    Sex Chromosomes, Mutations and Hereditary Diseases

  • Target Population

    Students who wish to earn optional Secondary V credits and who are interested in human biology.

  • Prerequisites

    None

  • Price

    Price for an individual access: $ 24.00
    Prices for educational institutions: $ 20.00 for individual access and $ 18.00 for group access.

    Note: Prices are subject to change without notice.

  • Assigned activities

    Number: 9

    Estimated correction time: 30 minutes per activity, including written explanations and comments.

  • Assessment

    Supervised examination. Pass mark: 60 %

  • Online date

    December 14th, 2009


  • SOFAD course coordinator

    pednaulta@sofad.qc.ca

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Duration
50 hours

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Sector
General education

Language
English

Program
Biology

Code
BLG-5065-2

Online access period
50 weeks

Level
V

Number of units
2

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