BIO 140 - Essentials of Biology
4 Credit Hours (Lab)
This is an introductory biology course that focuses on the development of critical thinking skills and major topics of cell biology that are fundamental for understanding normal cellular and pathological conditions. Topics will include microscopic and macroscopic levels of the body, structures and functions of prokaryotic cells, eukaryotic cells, and viruses, cellular division and metabolism, regulation of bodily activities and homeostasis, technologies used for health-related conditions. In the laboratory, students will focus on using critical thinking and the scientific method to solve biological problems, the metric system, microscopy, histology, collecting, interpreting and presenting data and developing other laboratory skills.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 020 with a C or better, or placement by assessment
COM 098 (or sufficient placement test score)
EAP 050 and EAP 060
Semesters Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer
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