Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

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BIOB 101NL - Discover Biology

Credit(s): 4

This course, designed for non-biology majors, is a survey of organization and complexity of living organisms, including biological macromolecules, cell structure and function, metabolism and nutrition, reproduction, development, heredity, and the diversity of living organisms and their ecological relationships. General education credit can be earned for either BIOB 101 or BIOB 160 , but not both. Laboratory work is included. (All Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Explain the chemical basis of life.
  • Identify the structures and functions of the cell.
  • Explain basic metabolic processes of living organisms.
  • Explain the principles of reproduction, development, and heredity.
  • Recognize the major groups of living organisms and describe their basic ecology.
  • Apply appropriate reasoning to evaluate scientific information.
  • Apply scientific concepts and methods of inquiry.

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