Covers principles of structure and function associated with the human body and medical terminology, human evolutionary biology, diversity and behavior in society, biodiversity and environmental impacts, genetics, genetic disorders and social implications on genetic expression, bioethics including bioremediation and genetic engineering, the impact on societal structure and health, and maintenance of a sustainable society. Employs applicable laboratory demonstrations and activities to reinforce lecture topics. Not appropriate for majors in Biological Science.
Prerequisite: High school biology or C or better in BIOL 130.
(PCS 1.1, 4 credit hours: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)