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Take a high-demand CALS science course during Summer Term

Summer Term can provide an opportunity to knock out a high-demand science course, the kind that tends to fill up quickly during the academic year. Below are three online courses offered by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences during Summer Term 2020 that can help pre-med and other science majors make forward progress along their academic paths.

Registration for UW Summer Term is open now. All courses will be held online this summer. For more information about Summer Term and a full list of available courses, visit https://summer.wisc.edu/. See more information about CALS courses on the CALS 2020 Summer Term page.

Biochemistry 501
Introduction to Biochemistry
This course is an introduction to chemistry, nutrition, and the metabolism of biological systems.
Prerequisites: CHEM 341 or 343 or concurrent enrollment; or graduate student
Credits: 3
Breadth: Physical Science
L&S Credit Type: Counts as LAS credit (L&S)
Dates: 6/15 – 8/9

Genetics 466
Principles of Genetics
This course focuses on genetics in eukaryotes and prokaryotes. Topics ncludes Mendelian genetics, mapping, molecular genetics, genetic engineering, cytogenetics, quantitative genetics, and population genetics. Illustrative material includes viruses, bacteria, plants, fungi, insects, and humans. Students may not enroll for GENETICS 466 and GENETICS 467/468.
Prerequisites: (BIOLOGY/BOTANY/ZOOLOGY 151 or BIOCORE 381 or BIOLOGY/BOTANY 130 or BIOLOGY/ZOOLOGY 101 and 102) and (CHEM 104 or CHEM 109 or CHEM 115). Not eligible to enroll if credit earned for GENETICS 467 or 468
Credits: 3
Breadth: Biological Science
L&S Credit Type: Counts as LAS credit (L&S)
Dates: 6/15 – 8/9

Soil Science 324
Soils and Environmental Quality
This course focuses on the interaction of soils with environmental contaminants and the role of soils in pollution control.
Prerequisites: CHEM 104, 109, or 116, or graduate/professional standing
Credits: 3
Breadth: Physical Science
L&S Credit Type: Counts as LAS credit (L&S)
Dates: 6/1 – 7/26