BISC 110 Introductory Cellular and Molecular Biology with Laboratory

A gateway course that focuses on the study of life at the cellular and molecular level, including eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell structure, function of biological macromolecules, cellular metabolism, molecular genetics, and mechanisms of growth and differentiation. This course will provide the fundamental tools for exploration of this field with the aim of enhancing conceptual understanding. Laboratories focus on experimental approaches to these topics and are shared with BISC 112. Either BISC 110/BISC 112 or BISC 111/BISC 113 may be taken first.


Fulfillment of the basic skills component of the Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Not open to students who have taken BISC 112.



Semesters Offered

Fall, Spring

Degree Requirements


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