Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    Oct 31, 2020  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 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): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , MATH 050 , READ 120   Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 101.

4 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  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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