BIOL 1500 Biology I/Lab

(B) Bachelors
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OBIS) OS - Biological Sciences
4 credits

An introduction to the biological sciences for students interested in pursuing a career in this area. Includes subcellular and cellular organization, structures/function, biochemistry, classical/molecular genetics, and population dynamics - all arranged around evolution as a major theme. Includes laboratory sessions. Prerequisites: MATH 1040 or higher and COMP 1000 or higher. Frequency: Every Fall and Winter. (Description Last Updated: Summer I 2016 (201650))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the chemical foundations and molecular diversity of living organisms and how these components are used to coordinate cellular activities.
  2. Describe the structures and functions of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
  3. Explain the complex metabolic pathways involved in energy acquisition and utilization, as well as, coordination of cellular activities.
  4. Demonstrate a familiarity with the mechanisms of inheritance, genetic disorders, gene expression, as well as, the use of and recent developments in biotechnology.
  5. Produce scholarly laboratory reports, which demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method and basic statistical analyses, as well as, the ability to read and interpret data.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical, historical, and contemporary issues related to life science at the cellular and molecular levels.
Term CRN Dates Campus Instructor
Current Course Offerings
201730 31524 01/10 - 05/02/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus D'Alessio, Naomi
201730 31527 01/10 - 05/02/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus D'Alessio, Naomi
201730 31529 01/09 - 05/03/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Crump, Katie
201730 31532 01/09 - 05/03/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Crump, Katie
201730 31535 01/09 - 05/03/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Hauer, Gwen
201730 31537 01/10 - 05/02/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Flora, Megan
201730 31537 01/10 - 05/02/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Flora, Megan
Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)
201750 50837 05/09 - 07/27/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Crump, Katie
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