2017-2018 Georgia Gwinnett Catalog 
    
    Apr 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Georgia Gwinnett Catalog [ARCHIVED COPY]

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BIOL 1107K - Principles of Biology I and Laboratory

(4) Credit Hours
Prerequisite: MATH 0999 ; ENGL 0989 ; ENGL 0999 
Co-requisite: CHEM 1211K 
A study of general biology for science and technology majors including laboratory experience. Upon completion of this course, students will: (1) Apply basic chemical concepts to the understanding of how water and the carbon atom contribute to the fitness and diversity of life. (2) Describe the structure of macromolecules and their functions in organisms (3) Describe the energy production and metabolic pathway (respiration and photosynthesis) of saccharides in plants and animals (4) Differentiate cell structure and function (5) Describe the eukaryotic cell cycle and differentiate between mitosis, meiosis, and binary fission (6) Describe the molecular mechanisms that regulate gene expression from DNA to RNA to protein (7) Apply biological knowledge to real world problems by critically assessing and utilizing scientific information and by understanding of the nature of science.



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