2015-16 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 08, 2022  
2015-16 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.

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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