03-121:Modern Biology-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

03-121: Modern Biology

This is an introductory course that provides the basis for further studies in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics and molecular biology. This course emphasizes the chemical principles underlying biological processes and cell structures as well as the analysis of genetics and heredity from a molecular perspective. This is the introductory biology course for all science and non-science majors.

All Semesters: 9 units
Prerequisite: A fundamental knowledge of highschool chemistry and biology.
Fall:

  • Section A is aimed at students from all colleges.
  • Section B is for incoming MCS and SHS freshman only (Honors section) in Pittsburgh.
  • Sections W and X are for students on our Doha, Qatar campus.
Spring: This course is aimed at students from all colleges.
PLEASE DO NOT PUT YOURSELF ON THE WAITLIST FOR ANY SECTION IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS!