May 24, 2022  
2014-2015 Catalogue 
    
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BI 101 - Exploring the Natural World


This one-semester course is designed to provide a foundation of life-long scientific literacy for the non-science major.  The course introduces students to scientific thinking and an appreciation of how science is conducted.  An emphasis is placed on fundamental concepts in Biology.  The effects of the physical environment and energy in biological systems will be made with relevant links to topics in chemistry and Physics.  Examples of contemporary issues demonstrating connections between science and society are highlighted.

Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory each week. Four credits.

Note: This course is not designed for students interested in graduate programs in the health care field or majors administered by the Biology Department. Those students must enroll in General Biology for science majors (see BI 103  and BI 104 ).

Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory each week for one semester. Four credits.



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