BIO     101

101     BIO 101 GENERAL BIOLOGY I (4 CR.) – Focuses on foundations in cellular structure, metabolism, and genetics in an evolutionary context. Explores the core concepts of evolution; structure and function; information flow, storage and exchange; pathways and transformation of energy and matter; and systems biology. Emphasizes process of science, interdisciplinary approach, and relevance of biology to society. Part I of a two-course sequence. Requisite: VPT placement of ENG 111 or VPT placement of ENF 3 (co-enrolled with ENG 111); or ENF 1 completed; or ENF 2 completed. Test credit or completion of MTE 1, 2, 3. Students need to have basic skills in math and graphing to be successful. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.