BIO-131: Introduction to Biology

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2016
WebAdvisor Title
Introduction to Biology
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
6 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Explores various aspects of living systems, including cell biology, genetics, evolution, plant and animal diversity, structure and function relationships, ecology, biodiversity, and conservation. Introduces the application of scientific thinking to everyday life. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week.

ENG-131 eligible
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
  • Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Exam
Other Exam Details

Score of 4 or 5 on AP Biology Exam or Score of 56 or higher on CLEP Biology Exam

Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122