4200 Biology 1
Biology 1 is a survey course in the Life Sciences that includes laboratory experiences. The purpose of the course is to develop an understanding of living things and their relationship to each other. This course will help students develop a framework for understanding modern biology and to gain an appreciation of science as a process. There will be an emphasis on application of biological knowledge and critical thinking in relation to environmental and social concerns. The major themes include molecules and cells, heredity and evolution, diversity of life and ecology.