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Undergraduate Course Details
Number BIO 212
Title Cell Biology
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII/Q
Prerequisites BIO102 or BIO102B, or BIO103, or BIO105, or BIO108H, or BIO115H-116H, or BIO121-122, or BIO122-123, or BIO122-124, BIO131-132, or permission of Department Chairperson; and CHE130
Co-requisites CHE212

Description

An analysis of cells, the basic units of life, emphasizing eukaryotic subcellular and molecular structures and how they influence and control cell functions. The course will involve investigating relationships of intracellular structures and interactions of cells with their environment using an integration of cytological, ultrastructural, biochemical, physiological, molecular, and genetic approaches. Laboratories will stress investigative methods of studying cells. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Intended for students majoring in Biology.