Biology

Classes

BIOL 110 : General Biology I

This course introduces learners to the general concepts of biology, including the chemical and cellular organization of living things, metabolism, cell division, traditional and molecular genetics, evolution and ecology. Emphasis will be given to the cellular structure, function, metabolism, molecular form, life function, reproductive and genetic patterns. This is an introductory biology course designed for non-science majors.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Or taken concurrently.

BIOL 120 : General Biology II

A continuation of BIOL 110 emphasizes the Animal and Plant Kingdoms in tissue structure, life patterns, comparative morphology and physiology, and categorization. Learner will be introduced to unifying concepts that include chemical structure of living matter, structure and function of the eukaryotic cell, including characteristics of plant and animal cells, respiration, photosynthetic pathways, genetics, and microevolution, Consideration will be given to the evolutionary and ecological interrelatedness between these and all life forms. This course will afford laboratory experiences to learners that give focus to basic biology. This is an introductory biology course designed for non-science majors.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

Any one of the MATH courses. LIBR 250 may be taken concurrently.