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Catalog/Handbook 2013-14 
Catalog/Handbook 2013-14 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BSC 1005C - Survey of Biological Science

3 hours Lecture, 2 hours Lab, 4 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisites: Placement at the college level or completion of required college developmental courses
AA Elective: Yes
This course is a one semester general overview of the unifying principles governing life and is intended for students who are non-science majors. (Students majoring in science should take Principles of Biology I (BSC 1010C) instead of this course.) Course topics include cell structure and function, energy and its transformations, cell division processes, genetics, evolution, and ecology. Basic biological concepts and their applications for living according to the laws of nature are emphasized. This course fulfills the laboratory component of the Natural Science General Education requirement.

This course is also offered in Honors format. For Honors Program sections, Honors Program permission is required.

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