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Introduction to Biology
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies, including the first year writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%, and an overall average of 60%.
This lecture course addresses the fundamentals of biology within the broad context of the ways in which our society is increasingly influenced by science and technology. Students acquire a basic natural science literacy through the study of ecology, evolution, genetics, cell biology and basic physiology, with a strong focus on applying the information learned to everyday life and an examination of the profound changes taking place in the areas of science and technology, such climate change, genetic engineering and cloning, and the loss of biodiversity and habitat.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken SCTM 2B04 may not take this course for further credit.
Course was last updated May 4, 2011 - 4:37 PM