2018-2019 Catalog

BIOL 1003 CURRENT ISSUES IN BIOLOGY

This course will focus on current issues in biology. Each issue will be dealt with in depth in lecture, laboratory and discussion format. Fundamental principles of biology will be demonstrated and discussed where they fit into the issue at hand. Principles such as cellular structure and function, natural selection and evolution, genetics, the exponential nature of population growth, co-existence among populations with communities, DNA structure and function, and applications of DNA technology will be considered. The course will also address the process of science and the connections between science and society. Credit may not be received for both BIOL 1003 and BIOL 1010.

Credits

4

Corequisite

BIOL 1004