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BIOL 1231K. General Biology I (3-2-4) Prerequisites: Math readiness score of MATH 1111 or higher or completion of MATH 0195 or higher with a grade of "C" or better. Part one of a two-course sequence designed for biology majors. This course is an introduction to basic concepts in biological chemistry, cell and molecular biology, genetics, and evolution. (Course fee required. Course may not be used to satisfy Area D of the core curriculum.)


BIOL 3215K. Cell Biology (3-3-4) Prerequisites: BIOL 1231K and CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L with a grade of "C" or better. Study of the morphology and function of cellular structures in multicellular organisms. Emphasis is placed on the structure, function, and unifying nature of cell membrane systems, cellular energetics, motility and transport, intercellular interactions, cellular communication, and cell division. Laboratory experiences introduce basic cytological study techniques. (Course fee required.)


BIOL 3216K. Genetics (3-3-4) Prerequisites: BIOL 1231K with a grade of "C" or better. An introduction to genetic analysis. Topics include simple Mendelian inheritance, extensions of Mendelian inheritance, linkage, genetic mapping, quantitative inheritance, population genetics, prokaryotic genetics, and molecular genetics. Laboratory assignments will require more than the scheduled time periods. (Course fee required.)