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BIO-102 Biology for the 21st Century

Learn the basic concepts of biology, their impact on society and their role in developing a personal worldview. Learn how genetics and evolution define life, determine gender, govern inheritance, create diversity and foster new species. Understand the processes used for in vitro fertilization, sex selection, and cloning. Study the applications of molecular biology for genome mapping, forensic science, and production of new domesticated organisms, genetic screening and development of new gene therapies. Recognize how scientific knowledge can be misused to support conflicting views and attitudes. This course does not satisfy a lab science requirement. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101/ENG 101A and either eligibility for any general education math or a score of 27 or better on the Arithmetic Placement Test, or a "B" or better in MAT 005. Note: Credit is not given for both BIO 101 and BIO 102.

Term: Spring 2020

Course Type: Credit - 3 Credits

Section: 875

Ways to take the class: Online

Days: Varies

Time: Varies

Start Date: 02/03/2020

End Date: 05/19/2020

Location: Arnold Campus

Room: TBA

Instructor: TBA

Class Size: 20