BIO-152: Cell and Molecular Biology

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2019
Title when registering
Cells and Molecular Biology
Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours Per Week
6 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

One semester of a two-semester sequence in introductory biology, 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.

Pre-requisites
ENG-131 eligible and college preparatory biology with a grade of B or better, or BIO-131 or BIO-150 with a C or better and CHEM-131 or CHEM-141 with a grade of C or better (CHEM-141 recommended for biology majors).
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
  • Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122