BIOL 1510 Biology II/Lab

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

This course and related labs, the second part of a two-part sequence, introduces the basic principles of biological science at the level of the organism and above. It focuses on a survey of the five kingdoms and compares the structure and function of organ systems in plants and animals. It includes the study of evolution, phylogenetic relationships, species diversity and ecological interactions. Prerequisites: BIOL 1500 and MATH 1040 or higher and COMP 1000 or higher. Frequency: Every Fall and Winter. (Description Last Updated: Summer I 2016 (201650))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain how scientists have contributed to our understanding of biology through history.
  2. Explain the mechanisms of evolution and natural selection.
  3. Describe how speciation can lead to biological diversity.
  4. Describe phylogenetic relationships between organisms.
  5. Describe the various structures and functions of organisms including organ systems.
  6. Explain how ecological interactions connect the diversity of organisms.
  7. Describe the variety of ecosystems and habitats of the ecosphere.
  8. Illustrate the basic structure of representative organisms, from bacteria through chordates.
  9. Produce laboratory reports, which demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method, basic statistical analyses, and the ability to read and interpret data.
Term CRN Dates Campus Instructor
Current Course Offerings
201730 31538 Class Full 01/10 - 05/04/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Blanar, Christopher
201730 31541 Class Full 01/10 - 05/04/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Blanar, Christopher
201730 31544 01/09 - 05/03/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Hoch, Jeffrey
201730 31545 Class Full 01/09 - 05/03/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Hoch, Jeffrey
201730 31547 01/10 - 05/02/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Eldakar, Omar
201730 31548 01/10 - 05/02/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Eldakar, Omar
201730 31549 Class Full 01/10 - 05/02/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Eldakar, Omar
201730 31550 01/10 - 05/02/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Eldakar, Omar
201730 34670 01/10 - 05/04/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Nielsen, Janne
201730 34796 01/11 - 05/04/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Nielsen, Janne
Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)
201750 50838 05/09 - 07/27/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Arena, Paul
Class Full Full

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