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BI 101 - General Biology

Credits: 4
Contact Hours: 5
Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: Biology 101 is a survey course for non-science majors introducing the following topics: the nature of science, ecology, biological diversity, evolutionary theory, genetics, biotechnology, cellular biology, and human anatomy and physiology. An emphasis is placed upon how these topics apply to students’ lives. Biological issues with societal impact such as stem cell use, cloning, genetic engineering, climate change, and conservation also will be explored. This course satisfies the general education requirement for a biological science course with a laboratory component. Biology 101 may also be an appropriate starting point for students who plan to major in biology or one of the health sciences.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: Natural Science & Mathematics

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