2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook Updated 
    
    Nov 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook Updated

BSCI 2290 - Integrative Biology


Prerequisite: Program Admission; CHEM 2211 /CHEM 2211L , and BIOL 1111 /BIOL 1111L , or BIOL 2107 /BIOL 2107L  
Students are introduced to major topics in biochemistry and cell biology, including biomolecules, enzymology, cellular anatomy and function, stimulus-effect coupling, molecular biology, principal topics in intermediary metabolism, plant cell structure and physiology, cancer, and a basic overview of immunology. The course establishes a working knowledge of these areas and integrates these diverse topics into a useful and comprehensive survey of mammalian and plant structure and function. The course includes a laboratory component that will familiarize students with common lab practices in biochemistry and cell biology. The entire course will emphasize critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.  Contact hours: Class - 3, Lab - 6. Credit hours: 5 (Sp)