Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE ID:
OOSL-0017
Organization's ID:
BIO 101
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
14 weeks (75 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Introduction to Biology
This course is recommended for non-science majors.
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to be an introductory course in the biological sciences. Topics included are cell structure and function, bioenergetics, DNA structure and function, cell reproduction, taxonomy, evolution, ecology, and an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the major organ systems.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Classify living organisms and assess their effect of the biosphere
  • Describe the chemical composition of cells and analyze the various processes that happen at the cellular level
  • Compare and contrast the Mendelian and chromosomal patterns of inheritance
  • State the different types of cells and distinguish between mitosis and cytokinesis
  • Enumerate the various applications of genomics and biotechnology
  • Trace the evolution of plants

General Topics:

  • Introduction to biochemistry
  • Cell biology, genetics, and genomics
  • Plant biology
  • Classification and evolution of animals
  • Human biology
  • Biological systems
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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