May 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog
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BIOL 101 - Principles of Biology I

5 units
3 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Prerequisite: CHEM 4  or CHEM 4H  with minimum grade of C or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for ENGL 1A 
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course is a survey of eukaryotic organisms, their evolution and ecology. The student will have a thorough exposure to plant and animal anatomy and physiology, and will utilize animal dissection in the lab. Students will be expected to complete a project that includes hypothesis, prediction, experimentation, and presentation of results. This course is one of three courses in the biology series designed for biology majors, including those students planning to pursue a career in medicine, dentistry, or other life sciences.

Note: It is recommended that CHEM 1A  be taken concurrently in preparation for BIOL 102 .

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