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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
This lab science course was developed around central themes in contemporary biology and emphasizes ecology, genetics, evolution and the diversity of life. This course is primarily intended for undecided or non-science majors in fulfillment of the general education lab science requirements. Through units on cells, plants, and animals the characteristics of living organisms and basic life processes will be illustrated. Topics will include discussions of recent advances in biology and the problems incurred. Formerly BIO 110, Survey of Biology. 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 or higher.

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 2016
    7028
    Michael Mahan
    BIOL& 100
    Fall 2016
    7029
    Melissa Holecek
    BIOL& 100
    Spring 2016
    6038
    Lori Loseth
    BIOL& 100
    Spring 2016
    7059
    Melissa Holecek
    BIOL& 100
    Winter 2016
    7045
    Michael Mahan


    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.