May 18, 2024  

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BIO 101 General Biology I

4 credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Readiness to enroll in ENG 111  plus completion of developmental math unit 3 required or placement in unit 4 or above.
Focuses on biological processes with a chemical foundation, including macromolecules, 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 the process of science, interdisciplinary approach, and relevance of biology to society. Part I of a two-course sequence. Assignments require college-level reading fluency, coherent written communication, and basic mathematical skills.

This is a Passport Transfer course. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

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