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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

BIO 102 - Biology for the 21st Century

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Biological and Physical Sciences General Education Requirement.

Learn the basic concepts of biology, their impact on society and their role in developing a personal worldview. Learn how genetics and evolution define life, determine gender, govern inheritance, create diversity and foster new species. Understand the processes used for in vitro fertilization, sex selection, and cloning. Study the applications of molecular biology for genome mapping, forensic science, and production of new domesticated organisms, genetic screening and development of new gene therapies. Recognize how scientific knowledge can be misused to support conflicting views and attitudes. This course does not satisfy a lab science requirement.

Prerequisite(s):  Eligibility for ENG 101 /ENG 101A  and either eligibility for any general education math or a score of 27 or better on the Arithmetic Placement Test or a B or better in MAT 005 .

Note: Credit is not given for both BIO 101  and BIO 102 .