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Mount Saint Mary College    
 
    
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
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BIO 1140 - Biological Principles II


Credits: 4
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: A passing grade of C or better in BIO 1130  or permission of division.



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