First semester of introductory biology for all life science majors. Topics include: Overview of the science of biology; Cell structure, chemistry, growth, and reproduction; Classical, chromosomal and molecular genetics; Evolution, phylogeny and systematics; and Biology and diversity of viruses and bacteria. Three credit hours. DB.
Note this class is being offered using distance learning technologies (televised broadcast of lectures and course administration through Laulima on the Internet.) Be sure to click the links to the left for more information. Note: the televised lectures will also be available as podcasts on the Laulima site.