BIOL 101: Principles of Biology

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An introduction to the fundamental principles of biology, including cell structure, chemistry and function, genetics, evolution, adaptation, and ecology.

This course does not include a lab component.

Required Materials:

Reese, Taylor, Simon, and Dickey, Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections with MasteringBiology, 7th edition (2011). Students have two options for purchase:

  • an eText (electronic text) of Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections (no printed copy), and access to the MasteringBiology site. ISBN 978-0321709257.
  • a printed, bound copy of Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections and access to theMasteringBiology site. ISBN 978-0321696489.

View a sample course syllabus for the online course.

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