2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL 04106 Principles of Biology


A course designed for students who want more advanced study in the biological sciences which provides a broad survey of the fundamental principles of living systems, including their nature, processes, organization, and evolution. This course covers topics basic to the study of biology, including chemistry of biomolecules, prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell structure and function, cell division, classical and molecular genetics, evolutionary theory, general taxonomic classification, ecological principles, as well as the process of scientific inquiry. Three hours of lecture per week. Must be taken concurrently with BIOL 04107. (F, S) (MOTR BIOL 150L)