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    Jun 28, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 101 - Humankind in the Biotic World

4 Credit Hours
Introduction to the principles of biology from the perspective of the impacts of plants, animals, and microbes on human life, and the impact of humans on the biosphere. Intended for students not majoring in the biological or pre-health sciences. Surveys life from the cell to topics in human health. Topics include ― macromolecules and cells, energy flow in biological systems, genetics and information flow from generation to generation, reproduction, biotechnology and genetic engineering, sex and sexuality, human physiology, cancer, drugs (use and misuse). Laboratories involve a mix of skills-oriented exercises and assignments focused on topics.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (NS)
Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours lecture and 1 hour lab.
Comment(s): Although not required, it is strongly recommended that 101 and 102 be taken in sequence.

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