BIOL-123   Living Systems

Students construct comprehensive understandings of living systems, interconnecting foundational principles about genes, cells, physiology, ecology, and evolution to each other and to contemporary scientific, societal, ethical, and religious issues. Problem-based learning approaches are employed in this course to examine complex societal challenges, with contemporary problems setting the context for readings, discussions, and laboratory activities that facilitate investigating, thinking, and applying. Three two-hour sessions weekly.