May 17, 2024  
2024-2025 NOVA Catalog 
    
2024-2025 NOVA Catalog
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BIO 102 - General Biology II (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 II of a two-course sequence. This is a UCGS transfer course. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101 , or division approval.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) available for this course. More information at https://www.nvcc.edu/admissions/cpl.html.



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