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BIO 116 General Biology 4cr

This course introduces students to the fundamental properties of living things on our planet. This includes the concepts of genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, plant and animal physiology, and evolution. A survey of the diversity of life is included. The process of scientific investigation is stressed throughout the course and practiced in weekly laboratory exercises. This course is a prerequisite for all upper-level biology courses and not intended for students whose major interests lie outside the sciences.
Triad: Natural Science
Prerequisite: Enrollment in CHM 105 Introduction to Environmental Chemistry or placement in or above CHM 116 General Chemistry I.