May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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BIO 101 - General Biology I

(4 Credits)
Lecture: 3 hours Laboratory: Recitation and laboratory 3 hours Total: 6 hours per week

Focuses on biological processes with a chemical foundation, including macromolecules, cellular structure, metabolism, and genetics in an evolutionary context. Explores the core concepts of evolution; structure and function; information flow, storage and exchange; pathways and transformations of energy and matter; and systems biology. Emphasizes the process of science, interdisciplinary approach, and relevance of biology to society. Part I of a two-course sequence. Assignments require college-level reading fluency, coherent written communication, and basic mathematical skills. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course. Credit toward graduation cannot be awarded for both BIO 101 and BIO 106 . Part I of a two-course sequence.



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