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BIOL 171L: General Biology Lab I (1 credit)

Course Description

Laboratory to accompany BIOL 171. (3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in BIOL 171.

Recommended Preparation: High school chemistry or college chemistry.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Use the scientific method of inquiry to investigate biological phenomena.
  • Apply the concepts learned in BIOL 171 to an experimental and hands-on observational setting.
  • Collect, reduce, and interpret biological data.
  • Prepare written objective reports describing and interpreting experimental and observational results.
  • Demonstrate the use of some of the standard tools of the biological scientist, such as microscopes, scales, spectrophotometers, computers, and other analytical tools.
  • Apply the standard analytical procedures of biology, such as chromatography, biochemical analyses, preparation of materials for microscopic examination, culture techniques, and statistical procedures (descriptive statistics and hypothesis testing).

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