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Bio 110 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY
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Course Syllabus BIO 110 INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY FALL 2011 LECTURE JM 219 TUESDAY THURSDAY 9 00 AM 10 27 AM LAB JM 135 TUESDAY OR THURSDAY 10 30 AM 12 30 AM Course Description Students will investigate the nature of science and critically analyze scientific data and current biological issues Basic biological concepts including cell structure and function molecular biology biotechnology nutrient cycles and evolution are presented in the context of current issues This course is designed for non science majors This course includes a laboratory component Prerequisites ENG 085 or 090 and MTH 098 Course Objectives Students successfully completing this course should be able to Describe the nature of science and how it is a self correcting process Identify cell structures and describe their functions Explain the origin of cancer cells and factors affecting their growth Understand the basic structure and function of DNA Give examples of how biotechnology is applied and describe basic procedures Understand the mechanisms of evolutionary change and how evolution differs from non scientific explanations Understand the factors affecting global warming and other human impacts on the environment Instructor Phone Jon F Powell Ph D 517 796 8599 Office 136b e mail powelljonf jccmi edu Office Hours Monday Wednesday 10 00AM 12 00PM Tuesday Thursday 1 00PM 3 00 PM Required Text Biology Dimensions of Life Presson Jenner Biology 110 Lab Manual Course Web Site tinyurl com blfvo Instructors Statement The main focus of this course is to improve scientific literacy Many students fail to see the relevance of science in their lives To address this this course will approach science from current topics that you should be able to relate to in your life We will then need to learn some biology to understand these topics Although this is an introductory course do not think that makes it an easy or blow off course Do not think introductory should mean easy introductory simply means that it does not



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