2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 28, 2020  
2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 135 - General Biology II


Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 130  or permission of the instructor

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

Topics covered include evolution and adaptation, theories concerning the origin of life, taxonomy, a phylogenetic survey of the kingdoms of living organisms, a study of the anatomy and physiology of the vertebrate body, animal behavior, and fundamentals of ecology.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis.
  2. Students will apply scientific data, concepts, and models in one of the natural sciences.
  3. Describe fundamental concepts of biology including the origin of life, taxonomy, and ecology.
  4. Apply the theory of evolution to various concepts in biology