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BIOL 151. Cell Function and Inheritance

Credits: 4
Department: Biology
Description: The cellular and genetic basis of life. Current laboratory methods.
Prerequisites: Eligibility for MATH 112, MATH 193 or higher
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Design and perform laboratory experiments on biological specimens and communicate results in written and oral form.
2. Identify and define the tenants of Biological Evolution.
3. Identify and define the ultrastructure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells with illustrations and vocabulary including the structure of two key organelles, mitochondria and chloroplasts.
4. Identify the chemical building blocks of life, the chemical reactions of Biology and the Biochemical Language of Life and decode the universal Biochemical Language of Life using computers.
5. Discern the regulation of the universal language of life in molecular terms and observe it in a biotechnology laboratory.

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