Sep 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog
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BI 112 - Cell Biology for Health Occupations

4 Credit(s)

Introduction to human cell structure, function, respiration and division. Includes genetic concepts of DNA replication, protein synthesis, genes and inheritance. Laboratory skills: use of microscopes, identification of cell structures. Lab included.

Corequisite: CH 112  

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. 1- Properly and effectively use a microscope to observe and measure prepared sides, cells and living organisms
  2. 2- Describe and model the processes of cell growth and division including how the process is regulated and consequences of the loss of regulation
  3. 3- Relate the structure of DNA to its replication, role in protein production, and importance in human genetics and diseases
  4. 4- Predict human inheritance patterns based on cellular genetics
  5. 5- Explain how animal cells acquire and use energy and how this process is regulated
  6. 6- Outline the structures of a cell and describe the function of each
  7. 7- Summarize how cells respond to and communicate with the external environment
  8. 8- Evaluate the role of emerging genetic technologies on human health care



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