This course is an overview of the science of biology designed for non-majors. The course will focus on a comprehensive survey of modern biology with an emphasis on enhancing the science literacy of the college educated student. Topics will include, but not limited to: cell biology, genetics, evolution by natural selection, systematics, and the impact of human activity on the biosphere. Where appropriate, topics will be illustrated with examples of the human animal. Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 2 hours.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017