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Genetics

 

 

genetics

 

Other Variations

·       Animal Genetics

·       Plant Genetics

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Students will study heredity at multiple levels such as the organization, function, recombination, regulation and transmission and work to discover the molecular basis of traits. This major is involved in daily human life and genetic discoveries can have a great impact society.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Genetics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Psychology, Statistics, Research, Anatomy, Laboratory, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Cell Structure and Function, Organic Chemistry, Calculus

 

 

Concentrations/Options

 

·       Animal Genetics

·       Plant Genetics

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Animal Geneticist

·       Biostatistician

·       Breeding Manager

·       Embryologist

·       Plant Breeder

·       Plant Geneticist

·       Plant Pathologist

·       Regulatory Scientist

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications & licensure available

·       Internship or work experience related to science or genetics

·       Laboratory or research experience