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Fall 2020
Aug 17, 2022
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BIOL 130 - Principles of Biology
An introduction to the principles and methods of biological science that serve as a foundation for students in majors other than Biology intending to take additional Biology electives. The course focuses on the following topics: ecology, evolution, biological diversity, biochemistry and cellular processes, genetics, and physiology. Students are required to enroll in the corresponding laboratory (3 hours). Note: This course is only open to majors in Chemistry, Food Science, Environmental Science, and Food & Nutrition. Corequisite: BIOL 130L Principles of Biology Lab. Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the mathematics placement exam.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Independent/Directed Study

Biology Department

Course Attributes:
D.v1_DomainGenEd-Domain II-B, D.v1_Laboratory Requirement, Undergraduate Level Course, 3 hour/wk laboratory component, Lrng Objective 03, Lrng Objective 10

Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, or Concentration):
      Computer Science
      Earth System Science
      Environmental Science & Policy
      Food Science
      Food and Nutrition
      Health and Wellness
May not be assigned one of the following Student Attributes:     
      DGCE Student
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Senior - Evening School
      Junior - Evening School
      Freshman - Evening School
      Sophomore - Evening School


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