Course Information - IMMUNOLOGY, GENETICS AND MARINE BIOLOGY (SCI3530)
This course is divided into three units of study. Students will study disease transmission and how we fight disease with our natural defenses and with medicine in Immunology. Followed by a brief review of Genetics and an in-depth examination of gene expression, modern genetic technologies and relevant social issues in genetics. The third unit, Marine Biology, will include a field trip to Wallops Island, VA. This course is highly recommended for students considering careers or college level work in biology. Grades weighted 105% for G.P.A. and class rank
Credit: 1.17 - Grades weighted 105% for G.P.A. and class rank
Required Textbooks and Materials - For each unit, a notebook, containing teacher made materials and selections from articles and texts will be provided.
Suggested Course Materials - A large 3-ring binder with a pocket folder is recommended for holding the lecture notes, laboratory handouts, and other supplementals.
Students exploring the Sand Dunes on Wallops Island - April 2019
A handfull of snails were among some of the marine creatures caught from the boat trawl - April 2019