|C-ID Number||BIOL 140|
|Date Approved||January 18, 2012|
|General Course Description||
This course, intended for biology majors, is a survey of the basic biology and diversity of unicellular and multicellular organisms. It emphasizes general biological principles, classification, structure, function and evolutionary adaptations of organisms (including plants, fungi, animals, and unicellar organisms) to their environments.
|Any rationale or comments|
Eligible for college-level math (C-ID MATH 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 151 OR any other course with Intermediate Algebra as a prerequisite)
Preparation: Completed C-ID BIOL 190; eligible for English Composition (C-ID ENGL 100)
The laboratory component must include greater than 80% hands-on activities that support the learning goals of the course Laboratory content must be considered when matching courses to this descriptor. Field trips are appropriate for this course.
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|Methods of Evaluation||
A variety of assessment techniques that may include examinations, laboratory reports, laboratory practicals, projects, and papers.
A college level textbook and laboratory manual supporting the learning objectives of this course and current within 5 years must be considered when matching courses to this descriptor. Campbell, Raven , Mader.