Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Current Academic Year] 
    
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BIO 105 Introductory Biology for Non-majors [GEKN]


A study of the basic concepts of modern biology common to all organisms with an emphasis on human systems and issues. Designed for students who are not majoring or minoring in biology.

Credit 4 hrs May not be repeated for additional credit
Grade Mode Normal (A-F) Course Rotation Fall and Winter. One online section during one semester (either fall, winter, or summer) per academic year.

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


Rationale for Knowledge of the Disciplines - BIO 105 is designed to enable students who are not biology majors to understand the fundamental concepts, principles and processes upon which all 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 105 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.

Equivalent Course(s) - BIO 106, BIOL 105
Course History -
Course Rotation updated 1/2018; Course Rotation added 8/2014

biology , Knowledge of the Disciplines - Natural Sciences (GEKN)  


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