Cell Biology - BIO 206 at Laurel Ridge Community College


Effective: 2021-08-01

Course Description

Introduces the ultrastructure and functions of cells. Emphasizes cell metabolism, cell division, and control of gene expression.
Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

Knowing the components of cells and how cells function is fundamental to all biological sciences. This course is for students whose college and career paths require in depth knowledge of the composition and function of cells. Emphasis is placed on the biochemistry of the cell, structure and function of cell components, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, gene expression, signal transduction, communication between cells and the environment, and cell growth and differentiation.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: BIO 101 and CHM 111.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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