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Natural Sciences

General Biology I

Course Code: BIO-123

General Education Categories: GE MST

Course Description : A study of the basic principles and origins of life; the chemistry of living things; cell structure, function and reproduction; cell metabolic process including cellular respiration and photosynthesis; Mendelian genetics and modern genetics principles. Required for science transfer students in the biology option and biology pre-professional option and biotechnology.

Department Description : Natural Sciences

  • Credit: 4 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 3


One year of high school laboratory biology or BIO-010 and one year of high school laboratory chemistry or CHM-020 passed with a “C” or higher. Also, appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT-013.

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