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BIOL 302 Cell Biology and Histology

This course covers life in terms of molecules, cells, tissues, and organs, integrating these levels of complexity and focusing on the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms of biological function. Topics include membrane structure and function, trafficking of molecules, the endomembrane system signal transduction pathways, extracellular matrix, and the cell cytoskeleton. Laboratory includes descriptive histology of animal tissues. Intended for biology and life sciences teaching majors.

Prerequisites

Special information

First day attendance is mandatory.Note: Enrollment limited to Biology, Biochemistry and Life Science Teaching majors only, except by instructor permission.
5 Undergraduate credits

Effective January 28, 2004 to present

Learning outcomes

General

  • Demonstrate quantitative reasoning skills and competency with arithmetic, algebra, and statistics at a level appropriate for graduates of a bachelor's degree program in biology.
  • Explain and apply scientific knowledge in cell biology and histology, both theoretical and experimental, at the upper division level.
  • Properly conduct supervised independent laboratory research at the senior undergraduate level.
  • Read and interpret primary scientific literature in cell biology.
  • Recall, explain and apply the concepts, knowledge and vocabulary of cell biology at the level necessary for success in graduate study in this field.

Spring 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Cell Biology and Histology Bush Tripp, Susan Mary Bush Tripp, Susan Mary Bush Tripp, Susan Mary Books Course details
01 Cell Biology and Histology Bush Tripp, Susan Mary Bush Tripp, Susan Mary Bush Tripp, Susan Mary Books Course details
01 Cell Biology and Histology Bush Tripp, Susan Mary Bush Tripp, Susan Mary Bush Tripp, Susan Mary Books Course details

Fall 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Cell Biology and Histology Staff, Staff Staff, Staff Books Course details
01 Cell Biology and Histology Staff, Staff Staff, Staff Books Course details