BI 101/ BI 101H

Introduction to Biology I

An introduction to the basic concepts in biology, covering the chemical basis of life, the cell, cellular respiration and photosynthesis, mitosis, meiosis, basic concepts of genetics, evolutionary concepts, and biological diversity. Laboratory required. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of or exemption from EN 095 or better. BI 101 is a pre-requisite for Biology 102. This course may not be taken as a coordinated study.  Lab Fee. Credit, 4 hours.