Biology (General) and Lab

BIO 1009 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Introduces a variety of biological concepts. Surveys plant and animal characteristics through comparisons of cell structure and function. Specific topics include cytology, histology, physiology, genetics, cellular respiration, and botany. Working in the lab, students are offered an opportunity to learn about proper experimental design and limits of an experiment. Includes observing and testing the structure and function of unicellular organisms and the characteristics of biological molecules, measuring aerobic and anaerobic respiration rates, and observing cellular reproduction with a genetic analysis of a plant species and an animal species. Studies specialization of animal cells and ecological succession.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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