fbpx

Queen's University

Website Welcome5

Information for...

Search the BISC

Search and Sign In

BIOL 102/3.0 Fundamentals of Biology: Molecular and Cell Biology 

Course applicable to the following Majors / Medials/ Minors:    BCHM (core) / BIMA (core) / BIOL (core) / BIPS (core) / BMCO (core) / BTEC (core) / EBIO (core) / ENSC (specialisation option) / ELSC (core) / ETOX (core) / GEOL (option) / LISC (core) / PSYC (supporting) / Con-Ed Teaching Subject (Science-Biology)
Course Instructors: Dr Simon Coppard - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This course is available in:   Fall term at the BISC
Course Prerequisites / Exclusions:   None. However 4U Biology and Chemistry, or equivalent high school background, are highly recommended.

This class will encourage lively class discussion and get students to think like a scientist, providing a strong scientific grounding, to build knowledge and confidence in Biology.

 DR SIMON COPPARD,  BISC 

Course Highlights:

Provides the fundamental principles of Molecular Biology, Genetics and Biochemistry for greater understanding of Biology.

Fully comprehensive. Understand how life works. This course spans organizational levels, from molecules to cells, with a strong evolutionary theme.

The small class size at the BISC affords a great opportunity to provide a tailored learning environment in Biology with inquiry based labs and classes that promote active learning.

2020 20

BIOL 102/3.0 Fundamentals of Biology: Molecular and Cell Biology 

The essential biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, and metabolic pathways underlying the survival and success of all living organisms. Themes and case studies could range from the application of genetic engineering in biotechnology to the role of cellular dysregulation in inheritable diseases. .

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course successful students will be able to:

  • Explain and interpret how major macromolecules of living organisms interrelate to create cellular function, diversity and evolution;
  • Explain and interpret how cells function normally, respond to environmental signals and propagate the next generation;
  • Explain and interpret how genes work to facilitate life and inheritance and apply this knowledge to scientific experimentation and molecular biotechnologies

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Examples of previous ELOs for this course include a visit to Down House, the home of Charles Darwin and a guided tour of the Natural History Museum in London.

Bader International Study Centre
Herstmonceux Castle
Hailsham, East Sussex
United Kingdom, BN27 1RN
Phone: +44 1323 834444
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment
Gordon Hall, 74 Union Street
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Canada, K7L 3N6
Phone: (613) 533-2218
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Follow the BISC on Social Media

SMW F SMW T SMW I SMW In

Website Privacy Statement