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Active as of Fall Semester 2018

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
General Biology I

2. Course Prefix & Number:
BIOL 1431

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 5

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 4

4. Course Description:

This course is an introduction to the basic life process at the cellular level including the chemistry of life, organization of the cell, membranes, energy, enzymes, respiration, photosynthesis, cell division, Mendelian genetics, molecular genetics (DNA), and genetic engineering. There is a strong emphasis on problem-solving and the scientific process. Three hours lecture and two 2-hour labs weekly. MnTC Goal 3

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading College Level CLC or Reading College Level, and Algebra College Level or Pre-Calculus College Level or Calculus College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

BIOL 1431 - General Biology I

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

BIOL 1431 - General Biology I

There are no corequisites for this course.