2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.

Course Type: Passport Transfer Class 

Description: 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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