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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 130 - Biodiversity

4 Credit Hours
Unifying concepts and principles of biology, illustrated with diversity of life. Properties of life, molecular basis, origin of life, cells, genetics, introduction to kingdoms, origins of multicellularity, multicellular plants and animals, ideas about evolution, man’s place in nature. Emphasis on common themes in living systems (e.g., metabolism, protein and nucleotide sequence similarities, morphology), phylogeny construction, fossils, and the major plant and animal groups. Writing and analysis of lab activities required. Intended for science majors.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (NS)
Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours lecture and one 3-hour lab.
Credit Restriction: Credit may be received for only one of the following courses/course sequences: 130, 138, 101 and 102, or 111 and 112.
Comment(s): Although not required, it is strongly recommended that 130 and 140 be taken in sequence.

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