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BIOL 11200 Fundamentals of Biology I

Session Offered:

Fall,Spring,Summer Credit 2.0



BIOL 11200/11300 is a two-semester principles of biology sequence that introduces students to the major concepts of the discipline, with emphasis on the experimental and logical basis of the information presented.  BIOL 11200/11300 includes lectures that begin with atoms and build to the diversity of life.  Topics include chemistry, biochemistry of macromolecules, cell structure and function, photosynthesis, respiration, evolution, the diversity of life and DNA structure and replication.   This course is intended as the first semester of two semesters.  These courses are NOT independent and should be taken in sequence.




Dr. Friedman's Course (Spring):

Title: Biology

ISBN: 9781260169614

Author: Peter Raven

Edition: 12th

Access codes are not required and less expensive rentals and used books are fine for the course. 


Dr. Humphrey's Course (Fall):

A hard copy of the textbook is not necessary or sufficient for the course.  Instead, students will use an online classroom platform called ‘Connect’ which comes with an electronic version of the textbook.  A subscription to Connect is required for the course.  Connect purchasing instructions and discounted pricing information will be provided to students at, or just prior to, the beginning of the course.



Meets with BIOL 11000 Lecture.

Evening Exams Required. 

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