BIOL-141   Cell Biology and Genetics for Health Sci

This course presents the structures, functions, and evolution of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells at the molecular, subcellular, and cellular levels. Fundamental concepts of genetics are studied including Mendelian genetics and molecular genetics. The course introduces basic historical, philosophical, and biblical frameworks for the study of biology. Applications of course concepts to contemporary issues in biology are considered. The laboratory consists of investigations in molecular biology, cell biology, and genetics. Lectures and laboratories. Corequisite or prerequisite: Chemistry 103 or 115, or equivalent.