Sep 22, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 130 - General Biology

4 Credit Hours

An integrated course designed to introduce the basic patterns and processes of biology and the scientific method. The course builds a conceptual understanding of major biological problems and opportunities and the role the biological sciences play in understanding and solving these problems and exploiting opportunities. Major topics include: medicine, epidemiology and disease; applied evolution and ecology; genetic engineering, cloning and biotechnology; population growth and the role of demographics in energy and economic development, and other relevant current topics as appropriate. This is a course for non-majors and cannot be used for elective credit in the Natural Science major. Both lecture and laboratory are required for this course.

General Studies Outcome: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema - Natural Science

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