Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 101 - General Biology


Designed to satisfy the General Education science requirement, this course introduces the basic principles governing living organisms with emphasis on the molecular and cellular basis of life. Concepts in genetics, reproduction, development, evolution, and ecology are discussed. Not recommended to those students with credit in BIOL 150  or BIOL 151 . Assessment Level(s): ELAI 990  or ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , ELAI 990  or READ 120 , MATH 050  Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.

4 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 030  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

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

  • Distinguish science from non-science.
  • Apply the scientific method to answer biological questions.
  • Analyze, interpret, and use scientific data to evaluate claims.
  • Relate biological concepts to personal and societal issues that affect daily life.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts related to the following biological topics: cell structure and function, DNA and inheritance, evolution and biodiversity, ecology and the environment.

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