2018-2019 Catalog Winter Update [Archived]

BIO 101 Cellular Biology

(Contact Hours: 6) This is the beginning course for biology majors and for all other students who plan to take additional biology courses. It satisfies the prerequisite for all other courses in the biology curriculum except BIO 210. Its purpose is to allow students to build a thorough understanding of basic biology by investigating the principles of cell structure, metabolism, genetics, reproduction, development and evolution. Laboratory activities are designed to help students develop investigative ability and basic lab skills needed for continued study of biology, or for employment. Recommended prerequisite: Minimum ACT Reading score of 18 or COMPASS score of 80 or TRS 102 and minimum ACT MATH Test score of 18 or COMPASS PreAlgebra Test score of 44 or MATH 094. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.