BISC116/CHEM116: Fundamentals of Chemistry and Molecular/Cellular Biology with Lab: An Integrated Approach

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A 2.5-unit "double" course team-taught by biology and chemistry faculty that is an interdiscplinary alternative to taking BISC110 and CHEM105 (the traditional introductory courses in each individual department) separately.

This course is perfect for you if you like both biology and chemistry and want to understand the interface between these subjects!

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more logistical information about the course!

What are the advantages of taking BISC116/CHEM116?

This course debuted in Fall 2016, and here's what a diverse set of members of the first three cohorts of students have to say:

Please see the course description in the course catalog and our FAQ page for more information. Questions? Please contact amatthe2 (at) wellesley (dot) edu

Inner Life of the Cell animation conception and scientific content by Alain Viel and Robert A. Lue. Animation by John Liebler/XVIVO. Other images courtesy of Mala Radhakrishnan, Lucy Liu, Lucica Hiller, Connie Chen, and Fides Nyaisonga