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    Jul 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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BIOL 101 - General Biology


(NSLD, GEEL)

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 , 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 completion of this course, 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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