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BIO 161 General Biology I

This course introduces general biological principles of life processes common to all organisms. Topics covered include the nature of life, unifying themes underlying biology, chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, energetics, cell reproduction, concepts of genetics and inheritance patterns, molecular genetics, and biotechnology. This course is the first semester of a two semester sequence intended for biology majors and students seeking careers in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or veterinary medicine.
NOTE: Knowledge of chemistry is helpful.

Prerequisites: MTH 108 or MTH 107 (both C or better) or appropriate score on the Math Placement Test or Math ACT of 25 or higher AND College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Summer 2019: Yes

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