Feb 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalogue 
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BI 101 - Exploring the Natural World

This one-semester course is designed to introduce non-science majors to scientific thinking, an appreciation of how science is conducted and provide a foundation of life-long scientific literacy.  It is an integrated science course with an emphasis on fundamental concepts in Biology.  The course also includes connections with selected topics in Chemistry and Physics and how these physical aspects of the environment are relevant in biological systems.  Examples of contemporary issues demonstrating connections between science and society are highlighted.

Note: Meets Scientific Reasoning Learning Outcome (SCI)

This course is not open to Biology, Natural Science, Environmental Science or Biochemistry and Molecular Biology majors.

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

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