2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Mar 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook
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BIOL 190 - Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

Credits: 4
Semesters Offered: Fall and Spring
Campus/Sites Offered: Charleston, North Las Vegas
Offering Note: Not offered online.

A study of the basic characteristics of living systems including the chemical and physical structure of cells, enzyme mechanics, metabolism, genetics, molecular biology principles and techniques, and evolution. This course is designed for science, biological science, and pre-professional majors.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Summarize the structure and function of biological molecules, membranes, organelles and other cellular components.
  2. Examine the metabolic, genetic and reproductive processes of cells.
  3. Demonstrate mastery of the scientific method through use of scientific research literature.
  4. Compose an original written review of current scientific discoveries.

Prerequisite: ENG 100  or ENG 101  or ENG 110  or ENG 113 ; and MATH 124  or MATH 124E  or MATH 126  or MATH 126E  or above; all with a grade of C- or better
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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