Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 NOVA Catalog 
    
2023-2024 NOVA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 101 - General Biology I (4 CR.)


Focuses on biological processes with a chemical foundation, including macromolecules, cellular structure, metabolism, and genetics in an evolutionary context. Explores the core concepts of evolution; structure and function; information flow, storage and exchange; pathways and transformations of energy and matter; and systems biology. Emphasizes the process of science, interdisciplinary approach, and relevance of biology to society. Part I of a two-course sequence. Assignments require college-level reading fluency, coherent written communication, and basic mathematical skills. This is a Passport and UCGS Transfer course. Credit toward graduation cannot be awarded for both BIO 101 and BIO 106. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 111  and MTH 154 , or completion of EDE 10  and MDE 10 .



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