LIFE120
Fundamentals of Biology I

Prerequisites: Parallel registration in LIFE 120L.

High school biology; high school chemistry or CHEM 109 strongly recommended

Description: First in a series of life sciences courses. A systems approach to the study of life at the cellular level, investigating cellular structures, chemical processes, cell metabolism, cell division, gene expression and introducing patterns of inheritance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 4 Science

LIFE120L
Fundamentals of Biology I laboratory

Prerequisites: Parallel registration in LIFE 120.

Description: This laboratory will use a systems-based approach to explore the study of life at the cellular level, investigating cellular structures, chemical processes, cell metabolism, cell division, gene expression and introducing patterns of inheritance. Parallel registration in LIFE 120 is required.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

LIFE121
Fundamentals of Biology II

Prerequisites: LIFE 120; LIFE 120L; Parallel registration in LIFE 121L.

Description: Second in a series of life sciences courses. A systems-based phylogenetic approach to the study of organisms considering their morphology, life histories, physiology and ecology. The nature and evolution of biological diversity and how that diversity is studied.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 4 Science

LIFE121L
Fundamentals of Biology II Laboratory

Prerequisites: LIFE 120; LIFE 120L; Parallel registration in LIFE 121.

Description: Systems-based approach to explore the morphology, phylogeny, life histories, physiology and ecology of organisms.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

LIFE491
Special Topics in Life SciencesCrosslisted with LIFE 891

Description: Special topics in Life Sciences. Topical information on a designated topic, dialog and discussion of that topic, and various issues and perspectives related to that topic.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

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