BIO 1620 General Biology: Evolution, Ecology & Biodiversity
For students intending to major in biology, this course is an introduction to general principles of biology for students preparing for careers in life science. Course emphasis is on evolution as a unifying principle in biology, natural selection, macroevolution, evolutionary history of life on earth, exploration of the tree of life, comparative form & function, and interactions among organisms within populations, communities, and ecosystems. This course fulfills UCC area 3D.
Prerequisite(s): All Basic skills met; Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor or Concentration): Biology (BIO), Biotechnology (BIOT), Computer Science (CS), Environmental Science (ENV), Environmental Sustainability (EVSN), Integrated Math & Science (IMS), Mathematics (MATH), Post-Baccalaurate Pre-Prof Prg (PBPP)