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Introduction to Biology II : Plant & Animal Morphology, Diversity, & Ecology
INTRO BIO II
CLASS CODE: BIO 211 CREDITS:  4 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: BIOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Second semester of introduction to biology for majors and minors. Includes the study of the evolutionary history of biological diversity, plant form and function, animal form and function, and ecology. (Winter, 1st Summer, Fall)
DESCRIPTION: This is a rigorous introductory course for biology majors and those seeking entrance into professional school. The course provides in depth exposure to many of the key topics in biology, providing the student with the foundation necessary for success in the upper division biology classes. The accompanying lab will introduce students to the use of scientific instruments, provide opportunities to practice critical thinking as they evaluate the results of their experiments, and provide experience in scientific writing.
TOPICS: Evolutionary history of biological diversity, plant form and function, animal form and function, ecology.
OBJECTIVES: Provide students with an in depth background in basic biological principles, preparing them for advanced biology classes.
REQUIREMENTS: Grade is based on performance on 7 unit exams, lab reports and a lab midterm and a final.
PREREQUISITES: BIO 200 or BIO 208
OTHER: $10.00 Lab Fee
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002