BIO-157 : Contemporary Biology

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Biology
Subject:
Biology
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
4
An overview of the principles and applications of biological knowledge as they relate to health, medical, agricultural, and ecological issues in contemporary society. The process and methods of scientific inquiry, its resulting technologies, our understanding of the natural world, and the impact of our knowledge and the technologies on our society and environment are examined. An underlying theme is humankind, human form and function, and humankind's relationship to the natural world. Three hours of lecture and one two-hour lab per week. Open to all non-biology majors. 4 credits FULFILLS NATURAL SCIENCES LAI REQUIREMENT.