May 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog
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BIOL 102 - Principles of Biology II


5 units
3 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Prerequisite: CHEM 1A  with minimum grade of C or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for ENGL 1A 
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course offers a detailed study of eukaryotic cell anatomy, metabolism, and division, including the study of Mendelian genetics and the molecular genetics of eukaryotes. Prokaryotic cellular structure (eubacteria and archaea), microbial genetics, and viruses are also studied. The scientific method is discussed in the lecture component and students implement elements of the process in various laboratory exercises. This course is one of three courses in the biology series designed for biology majors, including those students planning to pursue a career in medicine, dentistry, or other life sciences.



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