BIO-152: Cell and Molecular Biology

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Cell and Molecular Biology
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
6 (for 15-week classes)
ENG-131 eligible; BIO-131 or BIO-134 or BIO 135 or BIO-150 with a grade of C or better OR a Biology 131 waiver; CHEM-131 or CHEM-141 with a grade of C or better (CHEM-141 recommended for biology majors). Biology 131 waiver information can be accessed through a link in the “Additional Information” section of Biology 131 course listings in the Self-Service Schedule.
Course Description

A one-term course that, with BIOLOGY 150, collectively forms the majors-level introductory biology course unit designed to meet the needs of students transferring to a four-year institution with a major in biology, including pre-pharmacy, pre-medical, and pre-dental programs. Course focuses on the diversity and unity of living organisms from the perspective of molecular and cell biology, including scientific inquiry, biological chemistry, cell structure and physiology, energy transformations, genes and gene expression, and biotechnology. Laboratory experiments enhance student understanding of course topics. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week.

MTA Categories
  • Category 6: Natural Sciences (Lecture and Lab)
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2023 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.