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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2020 BIO 011 General Biology I 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri BIO-011-5


This course introduces the principles of biology from the cellular to the ecosystem level, including biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, cell structure and function, respiration and photosynthesis, heredity and human genetics, development and evolution and diversity of life, and ecology. You will discover how cells organized and how they worked, how genetic information is used and inherited, and how it changes over time to produce new species. All the concepts will relate to life. Minimal background is required.