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BIO - Biology

BIO 101

GENERAL BIOLOGY I

(4.00 CR.)

Prerequisites: Placement into ENG 111 and completion of developmental math unit 3, or placement in unit 4 or above. Focuses on foundations in cellular structure, metabolism, and genetics in an evolutionary context. Explores the core concepts of evolution; structure and function; information flow, storage and exchange; pathways and transformations of energy and matter; and systems biology. Emphasizes process of science, interdisciplinary approach, and relevance of biology to society. Part II of a two-course sequence. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

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