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    Saint Michael's College
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

BI 153 - Introductory Cell Biology and Genetics


Introduces the disciplines of cellular biology, genetics, and molecular biology. Our approach is problem- and inquiry-based. Lectures, case studies, and discussions present biological concepts relevant to real world problems. Labs promote hypothesis testing and experimental design. Students develop proficiency with scientific reasoning and learn the importance of biological principles in the natural world.

Prerequisites: Grade “C” or higher in BI 151 or permission of the instructor.

Full course
Misc. Notes: Required for biochemistry, biology and pre-health care career students; others by permission of the department.
Laboratory Fee: yes
Liberal Studies Curriculum: Processes of Scientific Reasoning
When Offered: Spring