3.0 / Lower
The UExcel Basic Genetics examination is based on material typically taught in a one-semester, three-credit, lower-level undergraduate course in genetics for non-biology majors. The content of the examination corresponds with course offerings such as Basic Genetics or Introduction to Heredity. The examination assumes a familiarity with introductory biology, general chemistry, and algebra and tests for the basic concepts and terminology of transmission, molecular, and population genetics. It also tests for the ability to apply this knowledge to solving problems in genetics and to understanding the societal implications of genetic technologies. (Multiple-choice examination)
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