Apr 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 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.

Credits: 4

Prerequisites/Restrictions: (BI-151 or BI-152 or PB-101) Minimum Grade C- or Permission of Instructor; Concurrent registration in BI-153L is required.

Fee: Yes

Core: Scientific Inquiry

Notes: Required for biochemistry, biology and pre-health care career students; others by permission of the department.

When Offered: Spring