BIO 1140 - Biological Principles II
The second part of a two semester inquiry based course for science majors providing a coherent, unified picture of biology by ordering principles around structural levels of organization from macromolecules to ecosystems. Topics covered include a discussion of current environmental issues, population, community and ecosystem ecology, botany and an examination of those functions common to all organisms such as hormonal and neuronal control, nutrition, gas and fluid transport, excretion and reproduction. Emphasis is placed on the mechanisms used to accomplish these basic functions and interrelationships among the structural levels of the body.
Lecture hours/Lab hours: 3 hours lecture; 3 hours lab
Prerequisites: BIO 1130 or permission of division.
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