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2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BIO 111 - General Biology I

Principles of evolution and ecology as unifying themes in biology.  Evolutionary processes and ecological adaptations illustrated by plant and animal diversity.  Cellular life processes.  Current environmental problems.  The laboratory includes physically demanding field trips.  Accommodations can be made for students with disabilities.

Credits: 4
3 Lecture Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Develop the critical thinking process.
2.  Understand the methods, objectives, and limitations of the scientific process.
3.  Develop an understanding that Biology is a relevant science and that its study is imperative in a person’s becoming an enlighteded citizen of the new millennium.
4.  Understand the concept of evolution and see it as the continuing, unifying theme of life.
5.  See the commonality yet diversity of life functions.
6.  Appreciate our place in nature by being conversant with our evolution, physiology, and behavior.
7.  Develop an ecological awareness and understanding of the inter-relatedness of life on earth.