Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014
BIO 101 Principles of Biology I 3 sem. hrs.
TI: This course introduces the concept of scientific inquiry, the nature, history and place of science in human endeavor. It probes the makeup of living systems the lifecycles and interdependence of organisms and natural and unnatural hazards to life and development. Focuses are on cell biology, cellular structure and function, energy metabolism, photosynthesis, membrane structure and function, DNA and RNA, and proteins. Mitosis, meiosis, classical genetics and modern DNA technology, genetics and modern DNA technology are covered. 3 one-hour lectures per week. Prerequisites: None, Offered every fall semester.
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