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Fundamentals of Biology

Credit(s): 4

This introductory course provides a general overview of evolution, the five kingdoms, DNA, cell structure, genetics, and human systems. BIOL 100 is designed to give non-biology majors a better understanding and appreciation of the living world. It is not intended as a preparation for BIOL 115 or BIOL 175. Upon completion of BIOL 115 or BIOL 175, BIOL 100 will count as elective science credits only and will not satisfy core lab science credits. This course may not be accepted as fulfilling biology course requirements for biology majors or some medical programs. Students should get clearance from their prospective transfer institution prior to taking this course. This course satisfies a laboratory science course requirement for the A.S., A.A., and A.A.S. degrees except after completing BIOL 115 or BIOL 175. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Corequisites: BIOL-100L