Topics in Molecular Biology

BIO 3020 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Offers students an opportunity to gain an essential, broad-based understanding of the growing field of molecular biology by exploring such topics as the fundamental features of DNA, RNA, and protein structure; function; and expression. Problem-solving exercises, resulting in a layering method of knowledge construction, seek to help students to develop proficiency in data analysis and experimental design. Students are also offered the opportunity to develop the tools necessary to learn basic cell behavior patterns (growth, division, specialization, movement, and interaction) in terms of the responsible molecules.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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