Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Oct 18, 2019  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog
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BIOL 150 - Principles of Biology I


First in a two-semester sequence intended for natural science majors. This course covers the molecular and cellular basis of life, enzymes, photosynthesis, cell respiration, genetics, reproduction, and development. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101  or ENGL 101A , MATH 117  or higher, READ 120 .  Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 107.

4 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017 or MATH 020

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Analyze and interpret experimental results to reinforce biological principles
  • Apply basic mechanisms of heredity to predict inheritance of traits
  • Describe the basic principles of chemistry that are important to biology and identify the structure and functions of macromolecules important to living things
  • Describe the basic processes of cellular metabolism including cell respiration and photosynthesis
  • Describe the processes of reproduction and development
  • Explain the cellular and molecular basis of inheritance


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