2021-2022 Catalog 
    Feb 06, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 161 - Cellular and Genetic Systems


FA, SP. A presentation of the basic concepts in cellular and molecular biology and genetics. Topics include: structure and function of cells and macromolecules; energy and metabolism; cell division and regulation; DNA replication, transcription and translation; genetics; control of gene expression; and cellular mechanisms of development. Students develop critical thinking skills by applying these concepts to a broad array of bioscience problems. Laboratories consist of integrative science research projects that instill scientific competencies and proficiency with the prevailing methodologies in the cellular and molecular biosciences. BIOL 161 and BIOL 161L are required courses for biology majors. Lectures and discussions. Corequisite: BIOL 161L . Corequisites or Prerequisites: CHEM 101  or CHEM 103 .

  Lab fee: $70.

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