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BIOL 230 Cell and Molecular Biology

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Course Description

This course is designed for biology majors and is an introduction to life functions at the cellular and molecular levels. Students learn about cellular structure and the macromolecular architecture of the cell, the functional processes of cellular energetics, metabolic regulation, photochemical activities, reproduction, molecular and Mendelian genetics, regulation of gene expression, and methods of recombinant DNA technology.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: CHEM 210 and BIOL 210, or 215 (offered at Skyline College), or 220 (offered at College of San Mateo), or 225.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B2, B3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 190