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BIOL& 100
Survey of Biology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline: [Natural Sciences]

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Developed around central themes in contemporary biology, this course emphasizes ecology, genetics, evolution and the diversity of life. Units on cells, plants, and animals illustrate the characteristics of living organisms and basic life processes. Discussions of recent advances in biology and the problems incurred will be included. This course is primarily intended for undecided or non-science students. Lab work required. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088. Formerly BIO 110, Survey of Biology.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding of the specific facts covered by the course.
  • Understanding of the meaning of terms used in the course.
  • Comprehension of basic biological principles.
  • Apply basic biological principles to existing/new situations.
  • Conduct laboratory exercises which provide hands-on experience with the content covered in lecture.
  • Demonstrate use of laboratory equipment properly.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    BIOL& 100
    Fall 2014
    0818
    Michael Mahan
    BIOL& 100
    Fall 2014
    0819
    Melissa Holecek
    BIOL& 100
    Spring 2014
    6038
    Lori Loseth
    BIOL& 100
    Spring 2014
    0803
    Michael Mahan
    BIOL& 100
    Spring 2014
    1426
    Melissa Holecek


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.