2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 101 - Biological Science

4 CR
This is a one-semester lecture/laboratory course designed for non-science majors to overview the commonalities of life on earth. This course includes a study of the cell and energy flow; maintenance, coordination, and reproductive mechanisms of heredity and evolution; relationship of humans to their environment; and the impact new biological technologies may have on the future. Does NOT count toward a science or biology major. [48-32-80] Lab Fee

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - General Education Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Natural Sciences
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use scientific terminology to explain biological functions.
  2. Differentiate the components of a cell.
  3. Evaluate how living organisms interact with energy.
  4. Apply the concepts of genetics to explain a variety of real-life scenarios.
  5. Understand the principles of evolution.
  6. Apply ecological principles.