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BIOL%26 100
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
  • Apply major terms, methods and concepts relevant to biology.
  • Analyze new and existing situations using biological principles.
  • Explain current issues in society and examine their relationship to biology.
  • Analyze biological problems using the principles of the scientific method, including observation, hypotheses and testing predictions.
  • Integrate biological facts and processes related to evolution and genetics.
  • Evaluate basic relationships between structure and function at all levels: molecular, cellular, and organismal.
  • Use laboratory equipment safely and with technical skill.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    BIOL& 100
    Fall 2017
    7028
    Michael Mahan
    BIOL& 100
    Fall 2017
    7029
    Melissa Holecek
    BIOL& 100
    Fall 2017
    9680
    Michael Ritter
    BIOL& 100
    Fall 2017
    9681
    Michael Ritter
    BIOL& 100
    Spring 2017
    9676
    Michael Ritter


    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.