Cell Biology

Program Learning Outcomes

Cell Biology

  • Describe the molecular and structural unity of life, explain how the diversity of living things is generated and perpetuated, and exemplify this diversity among and within life's three domains.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how genetics, biochemistry and direct observation are used to elucidate cell organization and function.

  • Develop skills in applying quantitative methods to describe, evaluate and model biological processes.

  • Demonstrate the ability to design and execute collection, evaluation and interpretation of experimental data.

  • Demonstrate scientific literacy and skill in communication of scientific concepts, data, and interpretation using multiple formats appropriate for target audiences.

  • Develop a mechanistic understanding of how macromolecules, macromolecular assemblies and organelles govern the dynamic organization, behavior, function and developmental fate of living cells.