An introductory cell biology course for biology majors and other pre-professional students planning to transfer to a four-year university. This is the first of a three-quarter sequence which provides a full year of introductory biology. This course provides an emphasis on cellular chemistry, eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell structure and function, metabolism, energetics, cell growth, Mendelian and molecular genetics. Lab work is required. Students preparing for Allied Health programs are advised to take BIOL& 160. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in High School Chemistry (1 year) or CHEM& 110 or higher and appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088.