BIOLO 1151: Priciples of Biological Science I

An introduction to biology for the biological science major and interested students. Topics include the philosophy of science, scientific method, chemical organization of life, cell biology, cellular metabolism, genetics, molecular genetics, molecular biology, evolution, and biodiversity of the Bacteria, Archaea, protists, and Fungi.












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Credit Hours

5 credit hours (4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)


Mathematics 0481 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better or qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.