BIOLOGY 172 - Introductory Biology - Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in BIOLOGY 162, 163, 174, or 195. Credit is granted for a combined total of 17 credits elected in introductory biology.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Prior or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 130.
Other Course Info:
BIOLOGY 171 and 172 can be taken in either order.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

BIOLOGY 172 is a one-term course in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology that, together with BIOLOGY 171 and 173, collectively forms the introductory biology course sequence.

The aims of BIOLOGY 172 are:

  • to provide factual and conceptual knowledge of how cells, organs, and organisms work; and
  • to develop scientific hypothesis-testing and critical-thinking skills.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for majors in biology, other science programs, or pre-professional studies. Other suitably prepared students wishing detailed coverage of biology are also welcome.

Class Format:

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BIOLOGY 172 - Introductory Biology - Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental
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Note: THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 6. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 11. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN MONDAYS, OCT. 2, OCT. 30, AND NOV. 20.
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Note: LECTURE SECTIONS 002 AND 004 ARE RESERVED FOR HONORS STUDENTS. THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 6. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 11. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN MONDAYS, OCT. 2, OCT. 30, AND NOV. 20. HONORS STUDENTS ENROLL IN DISCUSSION SECTION 201.
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Note: LECTURE SECTIONS 002 AND 004 ARE RESERVED FOR HONORS STUDENTS. THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 6. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 11. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN MONDAYS, OCT. 2, OCT. 30, AND NOV. 20. HONORS STUDENTS ENROLL IN DISCUSSION SECTION 201.
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Note:
The BIO172 Fall 2017 textbook is Biology How Life Works by James Morris and colleagues, W.H. Freeman & Company publishers, published in 2016. This is the 2nd edition of the book. You may purchase the e-book, Loose-leaf text, or hardcover text. The e-book can be purchased through the course URL (published in late August) or through the bookstore. The other versions can be purchased from campus bookstores
ISBN: 1319062946
Biology How Life Works, Author: James Morris and colleagues 2ND 2016
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ISBN: 1319100910
Biology How Life Works, Author: James Morris and colleagues 2ND 2016
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ISBN: 1319100902
Biology How Life Works, Author: James Morris and colleagues 2ND 2016
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ISBN: 1319104746
Biology How Life Works, Author: James Morris and colleagues 2ND 2016
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