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    Virginia Western Community College
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Virginia Western Academic Catalog


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BIO 101 - General Biology I

(4 CR)
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MTE 1 , MTE 2 , MTE 3 , MTE 4 , and MTE 5 , and a placement recommendation for ENG 111 , co-enrollment in ENF 3 /ENG 111 , or successful completion of all developmental English requirements.

Offered in the fall, spring and summer.

Focuses on foundations in cellular structure, metabolism, and genetics in an evolutionary context. Explores the core concepts of evolution; structure and function; information flow, storage and exchange; pathways and transformations of energy and matter; and systems biology. Emphasizes process of science, interdisciplinary approach, and relevance of biology to society. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.



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