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2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 113 - Fundamentals of Biology III

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Credit Hours: 4

This course is the third of a three-part sequence designed to introduce biology majors to the varied topics within the field of biology.  BI 113 will focus on cellular and molecular functioning.  Specifically, this course will cover transport across cell membranes, cellular respiration and photosynthesis, DNA structure and functioning of genes, and protein synthesis.  The laboratories will include experiments to investigate cell functioning, exercises to investigate DNA structure and modern molecular techniques, and a semester-long project on cell physiology. Prerequisite(s): BI 111  and BI 112  or instructor approval.