Cell and Molecular Biology

Course Description

This course is an introduction to cellular structure and function, biological molecules, bioenergetics, molecular genetics, and cell proliferation. The laboratory includes extensive hands-on experimentation in molecular biology.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
48358 BIOL 6B 01Y ······· TBA-TBA Simon Kang'a ONLINE
M·W···· 10:30 AM-01:20 PM SC2118

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-04-08 to 2024-06-28.
BIOL 6B.-01Y: This is an online lecture with a required in person laboratory class. The lecture does not have scheduled meetings and can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. The laboratory meets each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

6 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 6
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

  • EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
  • Intermediate algebra or equivalent (or higher), or appropriate placement beyond intermediate algebra
  • Prerequisite
    BIOL D006A or BIOL D06AH
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