2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOLH 1406 - Honors Biology I for Science Majors

4 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) A contemporary course including applications of the scientific method, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry, classical and human genetics, virology and mechanisms of evolution.  (2601015103) Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing;  MATH 0308  
Course Outcomes
1 - Apply scientific reasoning to investigate questions, and utilize scientific tools such as microscopes and laboratory equipment to collect and analyze data.
2 - Use critical thinking and scientific problem-solving to make informed decisions in the laboratory.
3 - Communicate effectively the results of scientific investigations.
4 - Describe the characteristics of life.
5 - Explain the methods of inquiry used by scientists.
6 - Compare and contrast the structures, reproduction, and characteristics of viruses, prokaryotic cells, and eukaryotic cells.
7 - Describe the structure of cell membranes and the movement of molecules across a membrane.
8 - Identify the substrates, products, and important chemical pathways in metabolism.
9 - Identify the principles of inheritance and solve classical genetic problems.
10 - Identify the chemical structures, synthesis, and regulation of nucleic acids and proteins.
11 - Describe the unity and diversity of life and the evidence for evolution through natural selection.
12 - Identify the basic properties of substances needed for life.
13 - Employ teamwork for a shared purpose or goal.