This is an intensive course designed as a prerequisite for BIOL& 251 and BIOL& 260, and is intended specifically for students pursuing careers in Nursing or other Allied Health fields. Topics include cell chemistry, structure, metabolism, energetics, cell division, and genetic principles, and the basics of DNA technology. This course does not satisfy the prerequisite for BIOL& 212 or BIOL& 213. Formerly BIO 151, Cell Biology. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.