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.
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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