BI 110

Fundamentals of Biology

An overview of the underlying chemical and cellular principles of biology, including chemical structures and bonding, chemistry of water, structure and function of biomolecules, cellular structure and organization, membrane function, cellular respiration and photosynthesis, cellular reproduction, basic genetics, evolution & diversity, and ecology. Laboratory required. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of or exemption from English 095. This course is an acceptable prerequisite for Biology 210, and is appropriate for Athletic Training, Physical Education Elementary Education and other non science majors. Credit, 4 hours