Covers biologically important macromolecules and biological processes, together with an introduction to cell structure, function, and physiology. Provides the foundation for advanced MCDB courses to majors, and a rigorous overview of modern biology to nonmajors. MCDB 1151 must be taken concurrently by MCDB and biochemistry majors and prehealth science students. Recommended prerequisite: high school chemistry and algebra, and recommended corequisites of MCDB 1151 and MCDB 1152. Degree credit not granted for this course and MCDB 1111.