2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Oct 02, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

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BIOL 1114 - Biology for Majors*

4 Credits
Provides an integrated study of plant and animal topics including the scientific method, introductory biological chemistry, cell structure, function and reproduction, nutrition, energy transformations such as photosynthesis and cellular respiration, the molecular basis of inheritance and the interaction of the organism and the environment.

Lab Fee.

Prerequisite: Eligible for enrollment  in ENG 1113 English Composition I*  without pre-college level corequisite course.

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Apply the Scientific Method by designing, completing and analyzing a scientific inquiry. (GEO 2, 3)
2. Apply current methods of taxonomy to classify specimens using the characteristics that separate living and non-living entities. (GEO 2, 3)
3. Demonstrate basic Chemistry skills by listing and describing common organic molecules. (GEO 2, 3)
4. List and describe cell types, cell structures, cell membranes and their functions. (GEO 3)
5. Compare and contrast types of metabolism. (GEO 2. 3)
6. Illustrate and describe methods of cell reproduction. (GEO 2, 3)
7. Explain DNA’s role with RNA in protein synthesis and inheritance. (GEO 1, 3)
8. Demonstrate work ethics and interpersonal skills as required to develop efficient and effective lab groups. (GEO 1, 3, 4)

ACTS Equivalent Course Number: BIOL 1014

Latest Update Effective: Spring 2022

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