CONCEPTS BIOLOGY 1
Provides a framework of key biological concepts and unifying themes. Topics include the nature and process of science, the unity and diversity of living things, the chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, principles of inheritance and animal form and function. Laboratory work emphasizes application of biological principles, experimental design, observation, data collection, analysis and interpretation. Prerequisites: None. This course earns one GEP toward Goal 3 Quantitative Reasoning and three GEPs toward Goal 5 Natural Sciences in general education. Three hours lecture/three hours laboratory per week.