General Biology I - 5
Introductory course for students majoring in the biological sciences or pursuing pre-professional programs of study such as pre-medical, pre-pharmacy, predentistry. Emphasizes scientific processes and methods of biology including original research. Explores unifying principles of micro- and macro-evolutionary processes, biodiversity of organisms, systematics, principles of ecology, animal behavior and Mendelian genetics. Prerequisite: MATH BD with a grade of “C” or better, Reading Level 5 or 6. Hours: 54 lect, 108 lab. Field trips required. Offered: F, S. CCS: Liberal Arts & Sciences. Transferable: UC, CSU and private colleges.