Oct 21, 2021  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022

BIO 121 Introduction to Biology

Credits: (4)
This introductory one-semester course introduces some core concepts of biology. Topics include the scientific method, the molecular and cellular basis of life, energy flow in biological systems, gene expression, DNA technology, inheritance, tissues, organ systems, and reproduction. This course is primarily intended for students who need additional preparation before attempting BIO 151  (General Biology I) or BIO 171  (Anatomy & Physiology I), including students pursuing careers in nursing, respiratory care, surgical technology, or as a physical therapist assistant. Non-science majors may also take this course to fulfill a science requirement. This course counts as a general education elective for MTS.AS  majors. No prerequisite.