May 27, 2022
BIOL 1020 - Biology Concepts Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 3Lab 2
Course Description: This is a lab science course dealing with the basic concepts of general biology including cell biology, energy capture and utilization, heredity, origin and descent of life, classification of organisms, and environmental relationships of living things. Laboratory experiences are provided to acquaint students with basic lab methods and techniques.
3 Natural Science
Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000 , or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher.
Recommendation: High school chemistry or CHEM 1020 or equivalent.
- Characteristics of life
- Organization of life Evolution
- Food chains and food webs
- Harvest of energy to sustain life
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of the scientific method, scientific inquiry, and development of scientific theories.
- Discuss how biology can be a way of seeking knowledge about oneself and ones place in nature.
- Demonstrate a mastery of biological concepts and principles, biological vocabulary, and biological laws and theories.
- Explain the basic concepts and functions of biological systems.
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