2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 101 - Biological Concepts and Applications

4 credits
This course introduces students to the nature, methods, and applications of biology. Conceptual topics include methods of biological investigation, molecular and cellular features of living things, mechanisms for the evolution and continuity of life, and ecological interactions among individuals, populations and their environment. Issues of contemporary and historical importance will be used to illustrate conceptual topics and demonstrate biology’s relevance to the quality of human life and history and future of human civilizations. Does not meet the requirements for Biology or Liberal Studies majors. Biology majors must take BIOL 120   as the entry-level introductory course and Liberal Studies majors must take BIOL 114   for the scientific reasoning pillar.  3 lecture and one 2-hour lab periods.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None

*Fulfills Civitae Core FSRC
*Fulfills General Education Goal 6


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