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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 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, and human physiology. Laboratories involve a mix of skills-oriented exercises and assignments.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (NS)
Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours lecture and one 2-hour lab.
Comment(s): Although not required, it is strongly recommended that 101 and 102 be taken in sequence.

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