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BIOL 110H - Honors Cell and Molecular Biology


5 units
3 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Prerequisite: CHEM 4 or CHEM 4H with a minimum grade of C or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 1  or eligibility for ENGL 1A  or qualification by appropriate assessment
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This honors course, intended for students in the Honors Transfer Program, 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. This course is enriched through extensive rigorous reading, writing, and research assignments. 

Note: Students may take either BIOL 110  or Biology 110H. Duplicate credit will not be awarded for BIOL 110  and Biology 110H.
(formerly BIOL 102H)



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