Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    Sep 30, 2020  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 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 . PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in MATH 080 , appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Eligibility for ENGL 101  or ENGL 101A ; completion of AELR 930  or appropriate assessment test score. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 101.

4 semester hours

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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