Provides the student with a basic foundation in human genetics. Fundamental principles of classical and molecular genetics are presented with a focus on their application to human inheritance and human disease. The social and ethical issues raised by progress in medical genetics are evaluated and discussed. This course is for Biology and Allied Health Sciences majors. Prerequisites: one of the following: BIOLOGY 114 and BIOLOGY 115, or BIOLOGY 173. The course meets for three hours lecture/discussion per week..