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IAI Life Sciences BIOL 114: Contemporary Biology

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of MATH 091 or higher OR
-Placement at MATH 092 or higher
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

BIOL 114 will introduce students to a broad range of biological principles, including organization, structure and function, heredity, evolution, and ecology. Students will demonstrate how their knowledge in biology is relevant to them, their community, and their world. Students will use scientific evidence as the basis for their arguments. Students will improve their skills in relaying biological information to peers and to others. In addition, students will leave with a better understanding of scientific views that differ from their own. The laboratory component will emphasize scientific inquiry and use of knowledge in problem solving. This course is intended for students who are not pursuing a science career. 4 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - L1 900L

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

Biology Questions

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