BIOL 130 | Introductory Cell Biology and Genetics

Units: 4

Course Description: Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory 3 hours. One of two courses in the lower-division series required of biology majors. Provides an introduction to structure, molecular processes and physiology of cells, as well as mechanisms of inheritance and evolution. Satisfies GE, category B2 and GE lab requirement.

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 115A is recommended.


BIOL 342 | Molecular Genetics

Units: 4

Course Description: Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 3 hours. Gene structure and function at the level of DNA, RNA, and protein interactions. Emphasis on molecular analytical techniques used for genetic analysis in a diversity of prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.

Prerequisites: BIOL 130 & 131, BIOL 320, BIOL 325, CHEM 335A


BIOL 497 | Ichthology

Units: 4

Course Description: Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory 3 hours. One of two courses in the lower-division series required of biology majors. Provides an introduction to structure, molecular processes and physiology of cells, as well as mechanisms of inheritance and evolution. Satisfies GE, category B2 and GE lab requirement.

Prerequisites: BIOL 130 & 131, BIOL 320 & BIOL 321


BIOL 500s | Gradaute Seminar

Units: 2

Course Description: Various topics in adaptation, gene function, physiology, biomedical research and ecology

Prerequisites: Graduate student in good standing