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BIOL 101 - General Biology

Unit(s): 4.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level, read college-level texts, and have a knowledge of elementary algebra concepts.
Transfers to: UC (*Credit limit), CSU
(*No credit will be given for BIOL 101 if taken after BIOL 200)

General Biology 101 is a general education course, open to all students, and is designed to provide an introduction to concepts and principles of modern biology. Topics covered will include cell structure and function, energy relationships, genetic control mechanisms, concepts of evolution, biological diversity, and ecosystem function. The laboratory component of the course emphasizes the application of the scientific method as a tool to understanding living systems.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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