This course introduces the organizing principles of biology through a study of selected cellular, organismal, and ecological systems. Relevant topics are used to illustrate fundamental concepts. The course takes a thematic approach in which the chosen examples relate to a particular topic. The use of a theme topic highlights the interconnection of the various fields of biology and illustrates the complexity of relevant problems. Laboratory is required.

Natural Scientific Approaches
Credit will not be granted to students who have received credit for BIOL 102 or 111. Students who decide to major or minor in Biology after receiving credit for 101 should talk to the Biology chair. Unavailable to students with BIOL 101 transfer credit.
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Introduction to Biology