A foundational course emphasizing the unifying themes of biology. Explores various aspects of living systems, including biological chemistry, cell biology, genetics, evolution, diversity, structure and function relationships, energy transformations, plant and animal systems, ecology, biodiversity, and conservation. Introduces the scientific method and scientific reasoning. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week.
- Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
- Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience
- Natural Sciences
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Score of 4 or 5 on AP Biology Exam. Score of 56 or higher on CLEP Biology Exam. Score of 5 or 6 in the International Baccalaureate-Higher Level (IB-HL) biology exam.