This first course in a two-semester sequence in introductory biology for science majors or science-interested students is designed to acquaint the student with foundational principles of biology with an emphasis on cellular structure and function. Topics covered will include the basic chemical properties of living things, cellular metabolism, molecular genetics, gene expression and Mendelian genetics. The laboratory features activities and experiments that reinforce the concepts presented in lecture. (3 class hours/3 laboratory hours)
Prerequisites: MAT045, ENL020 and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Note: For those planning on pursuing other health careers, (BIO107 or BIO251) and (BIO108 or BIO252) are recommended.