BIOL-123   The Living World:Concepts & Connections

Students construct comprehensive understandings of the living world, interconnecting foundational principles about genes, cells, physiology, ecology, and evolution to each other and to contemporary scientific, societal, ethical, and religious issues. Biology is taught in this course as it is practiced, as a process of creative and critical inquiry. Contemporary problems set the context for laboratory activities, studies, and discussions that facilitate investigating, thinking, and applying. Three two-hour sessions weekly. Corequisite: Chemistry 103.