Mar 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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BIO-1140 Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology

Credits 4
University-parallel biology sequence for science/health majors. Cellular and biochemical emphasis, including cell anatomy and physiology, structure and function of macromolecules, energy processing, and the molecular biology of gene expression. Students may not receive credit for both BIO-1010 and BIO-1140 toward the same degree. 
Prerequisite(s): CHM-1010 
3 class/3 lab hours.
Course Outcomes
  1. Define the terms that constitute a scientific vocabulary for introductory biological science.
  2. Use the scientific method, including hypothesis development, testing, and appropriate statistical analysis, to interpret information and draw conclusions.
  3. Identify the major types of organic compounds and the main roles played by each type.
  4. Explain cellular functions, including membrane physiology and cellular metabolism.
  5. Describe the Central Dogma and how basic molecular genetics is applied in biotechnology.
  6. Write a scientific laboratory report while adhering to the ethical standards that apply to scientific investigation.   

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