Genetics and Cell Biology: A Human Approach

BIO 6503 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Offers an in-depth exploration of the biological principles, content knowledge, and pedagogical strategies needed for teaching cell and molecular biology and genetics at the middle and high school levels. Topics include structure-function relationships of cells, cell membranes, and biological macromolecules; enzymes; cellular energetics; cell reproduction; human genetics; and the transfer of genetic information in cells. The course takes a human biology approach to these areas, using activities and examples drawn from the human body. Offers students an opportunity to gain a rich understanding of biological concepts while modeling the use of hands-on, inquiry-based teaching strategies.


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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