BIO1100EN - Fundamentals of Biology

Course description

This course will focus on the basic principles of cell biology, molecular biology, and genetics.

How this course benefits students

This course will provide the basic background in biology needed for advanced courses.

Why this course is important

Having a fundamental background in biology is essential to understanding biological processes. This course will provide the basic background needed for other biology courses and students will later apply what they learned in this course to more advanced courses.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Biological Studies
Educational level
Associate
Distribution
Natural Sciences Distribution
Learning type
Instructional
Prerequisites
None
Upcoming terms*
  • 2021-03 (Jan. 3, 2022 - Feb. 27, 2022)
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

This course will conform to the Biblical affirmation of Creationism.

Missionally driven

The fundamentals of biology are essential for understanding global health and medicine in any setting around the world.

Contextually informed

While the fundamentals of biology will be explored in this course, students will also gain an understanding of how science has changed over time.

Interculturally focused

General biology is the same in every culture. However, genetics will also be explored in this course to understand differences among ethnicities.

Practically minded

This course is a prequisite for any advanced biology courses and will give students the basic understanding of biology.

Experientially transformed

Students will understand for the first time how cells and molecules come together to form life.