Official course description: The eukaryotic cell is treated as a highly compartmentalized functional unit. Emphasis on cell cycle, DNA and chromosomal organization and functions, replication, transcription and translation, also organization and functional interrelationship of surface and internal membrane systems, exo/endocytosis and cytoskeleton. The lab component deals with selected topics illustrating key cell biology concepts. Required for Biology majors. Biology majors require grade of C or better in prerequisite Biology courses.