May 30, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
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BIO 103 - Principles of Biology I


4 Hours

Prerequisite: RDG 085  and ENG 092  or higher placement
Note: Credit toward graduation will not be given for both BIO 101 and 103.
This is an introductory course for science and non-science majors. It covers physical, chemical, and biological principles common to all organisms. These principles are explained through a study of cell structure and function, cellular reproduction, basic biochemistry, cell energetics, the process of photosynthesis, and Mendelian and molecular genetics. Also included are the scientific method, basic principles of evolution, and an overview of the diversity of life with emphasis on viruses, prokaryotes, and protists. A 120 minute laboratory is required.



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