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: Fall 2021
Course Type: Credit - 3 Credits
Ways to take the class: Online
Start Date: 09/13/2021
End Date: 12/19/2021
Class Size: 25
General Education Requirement: Science