This course is the third of a three quarter sequence of biology courses intended for biology majors and other pre-professional students planning to transfer to a four-year university. It is an introductory plant biology course that can be taken in fulfillment of the AS Degree (Option I) lab science requirements. Topics include: an introduction to the basic structure and function of stems, roots, leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds, growth, hormones, plant movements, photosynthesis, genetics, plant breeding, plant taxonomy and a survey of the kingdoms Protista, Fungi, and Plantae. Formerly BIO 152, General Botany. Prerequisite: BIOL& 211.