BIOL 201 Biology 1*

This is an introductory biology course for science majors. It will emphasize biological principles important in understanding living organisms to include: evolution, general biochemistry, cytology, Mendelian and molecular genetics, and ecology. Prior completion of CHEM 101 or CHEM 111 is strongly recommended. Students who believe they may be eligible for advance placement status in courses listing BIOL 201 as a prerequisite should see the Biology Department chairman.

Credits

4 Credits

Corequisite

BIOL 201L

General Education Competency

GEM Scientific Ways of Knowing

Notes

Students who believe they may be eligible for advance placement status in courses listing BIOL 201 as a prerequisite should see the Biology Department Chairman.

BIOL 201Biology 1*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Biology

II. Course Specification

Course Type

General Education

General Education Competency

GEM Scientific Ways of Knowing

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Semester Contact Hours Lab

45

Corequisite Narrative

BIOL 201L

Notes and Advisories (only if included in catalog)

Students who believe they may be eligible for advance placement status in courses listing BIOL 201 as a prerequisite should see the Biology Department Chairman.

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This is an introductory biology course for science majors. It will emphasize biological principles important in understanding living organisms to include: evolution, general biochemistry, cytology, Mendelian and molecular genetics, and ecology. Prior completion of CHEM 101 or CHEM 111 is strongly recommended. Students who believe they may be eligible for advance placement status in courses listing BIOL 201 as a prerequisite should see the Biology Department chairman.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Lab Homework Assignments (5) Lab Reports (2)

Required Exams

Lecture Midterm Exams (5) Lecture Final Exam (1) Lab Practical Exams (3) Lab Skills Assessments (2) Pre-lab Quizzes (11) Lab Clean Up (12)

Required Text

Urry et al., "Campbell Biology In Focus, 1st ed." (ISBN 9780321813800)Lab Handouts (printed from Blackboard)

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Lab Homework Assignments (5) Lab Reports (2) Lecture Midterm Exams (5) Lecture Final Exam (1) Lab Practical Exams (3) Lab Skills Assessments (2) Pre-lab Quizzes (11) Lab Clean Up (12)