BIOL 111 - Biology I

The first semester of a two-semester university-level biology course covering fundamental principles common to living systems at the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels with a taxonomic survey of the major groups of living organisms. Topics covered include basic biochemistry, cell structure and function, reproduction, biodiversity, evolutionary theory, and the interrelationships between living things (especially humans) and their environment (green course designation) with emphasis on current biological problems. This course is designed for prospective biology majors and other science majors who have had Regents-level high school biology or its equivalent. Requires appropriate laboratory course. Course fee of $25 is required. Co-requisite: BIOL111X [Fall, Spring] Gen Ed Sciences, Liberal Arts/Sciences Elective