Examines the structure and function of the cell and its organelles. Emphasis is placed on general principles and processes by which all cells function. This course is a required course for majors in B.S. Biology, B.S. Health Sciences, and certain options in B.A. biology. Three hours lecture/three hours laboratory per week. Prerequisites: BIO 114 (Concepts in Biology 1), CHEM 115 (Chemistry for the Sciences 1), and either BIO 115 (Concepts in Biology 2) or BIO 173 (Anatomy and Physiology 1).