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BIO* E121  - General Biology I
(Previously: BI 121)

Credits: 4 Elective Code: S

Prerequisite or Parallel: ENG* E101

An introduction to the principles and processes operating in living organisms. The course is designed to serve as the basis for further study in biology: it explores the chemical basis of life, including molecular biology, respiration and photosynthesis; the structure and function of cells; the genetic basis of inheritance; and the evolution of life. Similarities and differences among organisms are also discussed.

3 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory.