Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
BIO 301E Fundamentals of Biology English Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 5 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Introduction to biology. The definiton and chemistry of life. Classification of organisms, prokaryotes and eukaryotes. The structure and function of large biological molecules. The panoramic view of the cell, study of the cell organelles. Membrane structure and functions. An introduction to cellular metabolism. The cell cycle. Cell division. Meiosis and sexual life cycles. Laws of Mendelian inheritance, genes and chromosomes, molecular basis of inheritance. From gene to protein. Evolution, records of evolution. The evolution of populations and origin of species.