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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 142 - The Living Earth: The Cellular and Molecular World

An introduction to the molecular and cellular processes common to life, with an emphasis on systems biology.  Central themes include cell structure and function, energy flow through living systems, and the central dogma of information transfer from DNA replication to protein synthesis.  The application of these principles to organismal and evolutionary biology is emphasized through primary literature and class discussion.   The laboratory is experiential and supports student learning of these important principles. Course Typically Offered: Every spring.

Prerequisite(s): Science and secondary education science majors or permission of instructor.

Credits: 4

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