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BIOL 172: Introduction to Biology II (3 credits)

Course Description

Continuation of BIOL 171. Topics include: Origin of eukaryotic organisms, their general characteristics, life cycles, systematics and evolution; Anatomy, physiology and classification of higher plants; Anatomy, physiology, behavior and classification of animals; and Basic ecological principles. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for BIOL 171

Recommended Preparation: Concurrent enrollment in BIOL 172L

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Contrast the general characteristics, life cycles, evolution and systematics of eukaryotic organisms.
  • Describe the detailed biology of higher plants.
  • Describe the detailed biology of animals.
  • Explain how interacting environmental factors (physical, chemical and biological) determine the distribution and abundance of living things.

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