Subject: Biology
Credit units: 6
Offered: Term 1 and 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 3 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Biology

Description

Includes geological, biological and ecological studies. It considers the history of the earth and the forces which shape its changing surface, the nature of life and the requirements for life on the earth, heredity and evolution including the record of life preserved in the rocks, organism diversity, and the effects of people on the environment. There will be a physical sciences/biological sciences laboratory devoted to an integrated approach to the environment, using techniques from physics, chemistry, biology and geology.

Note: Students with credit for BISC 100 or 101 or BIOL 107, 110, 120 or 121 or GEOL 205 or 206 may not take this course for credit.

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