Jul 13, 2024  
PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog 
PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 101 - General Biology I

Credits 4

Focuses on biological processes with a chemical foundation, including macromolecules, cellular structure, metabolism, and genetics in an evolutionary context. Explores the core concepts of evolution; structure and function; information flow, storage and exchange; pathways and transformations of energy and matter; and systems biology. Emphasizes the process of science, interdisciplinary approach, and relevance of biology to society. Part I of a two-course sequence. Assignments require college-level reading fluency, coherent written communication, and basic mathematical skills. This is a Passport and UCGS Transfer Course.

Lecture: 3 hours per week Laboratory: 3 hours per week. Total: 6 hours per week.

Corequisite: BIO 101 lab. Credit toward graduation will not be awarded for both BIO 101 and BIO 106 .

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