BIOL 107 COURSE OUTLINE

BIOL 107 COURSE OUTLINE - BIOL 107 CIC Approval: 11/10/2005...

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BIOL 107 CIC Approval: 11/10/2005 BOT APPROVAL: STATE APPROVAL: EFFECTIVE TERM: SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT CITY, MESA, AND MIRAMAR COLLEGES ASSOCIATE DEGREE COURSE OUTLINE SECTION I SUBJECT AREA AND COURSE NUMBER: Biology 107 COURSE TITLE: General Biology-Lecture and Laboratory Units: 4 Grade Only CATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is an examination of living organisms and their environment. The lecture and laboratory are intended for students planning on taking more advanced courses in the Life Sciences, or students majoring in Education, Child Development, Physiological Psychology or related areas. Topics that are emphasized in this course include the fundamental chemical and physical processes common to all living organisms, the interactions between organisms and their environment, classical and molecular genetics, metabolism, plant and animal anatomy and physiology, animal behavior, evolution, cellular and molecular biology, and the experimental and cognitive processes used to examine these fields. REQUISITES: Advisory: ENGL 049 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Level W5 ENGL 048 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Level R5 MATH 046 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Level M40 Limitation on Enrollment: FIELD TRIP REQUIREMENTS: May be required TRANSFER APPLICABILITY: universities CSU General Education IGETC UC Transfer Course List No credit for BIOL 105, 106 or 107 if taken after 210A, 210B. TOTAL LECTURE HOURS: 48 - 54 TOTAL LAB HOURS: 48 - 54 STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to: 1. Apply the process of science to problem solving situations and formulate procedural steps necessary for a scientific investigation. 2. Explain, employ, and evaluate basic ecological concepts. 3. Describe the process of evolution and speciation by employing the concepts upon which modern evolutionary theory is based and recognize examples of each. 4. Define and distinguish atoms, molecules, compounds, chemical bonds, mechanisms of chemical bond Status: Active page 1 of 6 Date Printed: 07/25/2009
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formation, and name and recognize the components of biological molecules. 5. Describe the structure and function of prokaryotes and the organelles in a eukaryotic cell. 6. Interpret and compare processes of metabolism including cellular respiration and photosynthesis. 7. Compare and contrast mechanisms of reproduction and development in animals. 8. Compare and contrast mechanisms of reproduction and development in plants.
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