May 20, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 220 - Introductory Cell Biology

Concepts, processes and structures involved in understanding life at the cellular level. Does not count toward biology majors for students who complete BIOL 181, 182, and 183.

Prerequisites: CHEM 113 or 183.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Integrate chemistry principles that determine the structure and organization of biological molecules within a cell.
  • Apply principles of chemistry and physics to explain how all cells acquire and transform energy via cellular processes.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in microscopic and cell biology techniques.
  • Describe how cells regulate genetic information to control cell type and behavior.
  • Explain and illustrate examples of cell-cell interactions and the intracellular responses to those interactions.

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