BIO2100EN - Biological Terminology

Course description

This course will focus on basic terminology needed for biology courses. Students will learn the origin of biological terms and how they are used.

How this course benefits students

This course will give students basic biology terms for use in all biology courses needed for the global health and medical missions degrees.

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*
  • 2021-05 (May 9, 2022 - July 3, 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 explore the Biblical origin of biological terms.

Missionally driven

Understanding biology terms will help students explain biological processes in any mission field.

Contextually informed

The course will put the origin of biological terms in context to the current understanding of their meanings.

Interculturally focused

Biological terms mean the same thing in every culture and will provide the necessary background for every culture.

Practically minded

Understanding biological terms is essential for future courses in biology.

Experientially transformed

The student will learn biology terms for the first time and gain an understanding of their meanings.