BIO 208: Life and the Universe

Discipline: Biology

Credit Hours: 4

This course emphasizes the scientific process: the study of the natural world, generation, modification, and dissemination of scientific knowledge, and the application of knowledge through technology. The biological concepts of metabolism, reproduction and development, genetics and evolution are explored, as are the laws and theories that enable us to understand the nature and interrelationship of matter and energy both on the microscopic and macroscopic scale. Relationships and common themes among mathematics, science and technology will be stressed. Historical and modern examples are included to challenge students to comprehend, analyze and apply how scientists do what they do. Lecture and laboratory.

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