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General Biology for Non-Majors: The Processes of Life [E]

COURSE CODE: BIO 101

CREDITS: 4

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101

An introduction to life's basic processes including the chemistry of life, the structure and function of the cell, how cells use energy and matter, how cells reproduce, and how genetic inheritance occurs. Examples of how these processes affect each and everyone of us on a daily basis will be explored. This course will also explore the methods of science through in class assignments and laboratory work so that students will better understand the processes of collecting, analyzing and interpreting data in various formats. Laboratories supplement lecture by allowing students to explore topics in a hands-on fashion. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101