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BIO 110 Principles of Biology
Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091, an ACT Reading score of 18 or above, or an appropriate placement score. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098, an ACT English score of 20, or an appropriate placement score. Math: Grade of C or better in MTH 096 or MTH 099, an ACT Math score of 23, or an appropriate placement score.+

This introductory course is suggested for students who are pursuing a career in the health-care industry. As such, Principles of Biology (BIO 110) serves as the prerequisite for both Anatomy and Physiology, as well as Microbiology. This biological science class introduces the concepts of: scientific method, characteristics of life, taxonomy, general chemistry, biochemistry, cell structure and function, cellular metabolism and photosynthesis, genetics, evolution, plant and animal tissues, human systems, and ecological principles. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Life Sciences (lab) requirement. IAI Course Number: L1 900L Proficiency Credit Available (3 C) Pass/No Credit Not Available