Oct 06, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Current Academic Year] 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Current Academic Year]
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BIO 106 Biology from a Human Perspective [GEKN]

This course is an introductory course that emphasizes human biology for the non-major in lecture and a laboratory that includes dissections. We cover the fundamental concepts, principles, and processes upon which life is based and the use of the scientific method through the application of these principles, concepts and processes.

Credit 4 hrs May not be repeated for additional credit
Grade Mode Normal (A-F) Course Rotation Fall

Prerequisites -
Other Restrictions -
Restriction by Major -
Restriction by Class - Undergraduate standing

Rationale for Knowledge of the Disciplines - BIO 106 is designed to enable students who are not biology majors to understand the following: the fundamental concepts, principles, and processes upon which life is based; the relationship between biology and their day-to-day world; how scientists acquire scientific knowledge; and how this methodology is used to address questions important to health and environmental issues around the world. This information provides students with the tools to enable them to become responsible, scientifically literate global citizens and voters. Students who successfully complete BIO 106 have the ability to critically evaluate popular press articles and other media reporting on technological, health-related and environmental issues. This ability empowers students to make better, scientifically informed life decisions. As such, BIO 106 meets the requirements of a Natural Science Course in the Knowledge of the Disciplines  portion of the new General Education  program.

Keywords: biology , Knowledge of the Disciplines - Natural Sciences (GEKN) 
Equivalent Courses: BIO 105
Updates: Course Rotation updated 1/2018; Course Rotation added 8/2014; Approved for GEKN 6/2012, effective Winter 2013; Change to equivalency 5/2012, effective Fall 2012; New Course 4/2012

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