Designed for students who are not majoring in biology, BIOL 110 provides students with the tools to be scientifically literate global citizens. The course examines how science differs from other disciplines, how scientists acquire knowledge, and how science progresses. The course focuses on fundamental biological concepts and explores the relationship between biology and students’ day-to-day world. Topics include characteristics of life, evolution, ecology, conservation biology, climate change, human disease, health, agriculture, and biotechnology. This course will help students to understand complex issues in biology and to develop critical thinking and analytical tools to empower them to make informed decisions and to become responsible, scientifically literate, global citizens.
Spring, Fall, Summer