This course is an integrated study of the structure and function of cells and their components. Ultrastructure of cell organelles as determined by electron microscopy will be related to the molecular functions of cells. Emphasis will also be placed on the techniques used to study cells, the evolutionary origin of cells and their components, and on comparisons between specialized cell structure and function. The laboratory exercises will use modern methods of microscopy and separation techniques in a detailed study of cell structures and their functions.


BIOL 111 (C-) and CHEM 200 as a prerequisite or co-requisite

Course Notes

BIOL 214 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees.

BIOL 214 is an approved Science course. BIOL 214 is an approved Lab Science course.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).