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2016-2017 Course Catalog 
2016-2017 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 117 - Introduction to Evolution and Kingdoms

4 Credits
Emphasis is placed on evolution and the diversity within the kingdoms as you explore the outcomes in this course:

  • Realize that organisms interact with their world in many ways that are shaped by evolutionary forces through genetic expression
  • Understand the basic concepts of genetics within populations
  • Be able to demonstrate the mechanics of an experiment and understand the relationship of the scientific method to scientific knowledge
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of bacteria, viruses, protists, plant, fungi and animal form and function

Three-hour lecture, two hours of laboratory per week reinforce lecture topics and develop research, writing and organizational skills. Laboratory fee: $75.

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