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Intro to Biological Systems

Course Code BI-111
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week 2
Course Availability: Open

This introductory theory and lab course prepares students for the microbiology and ecology courses that follow in the respective programs. Students study various levels of complexity in living organisms from the molecular level to the whole organism and the relationship to physical and chemical science. Students work individually and in groups in the labs under the guidance and supervision of faculty. Some topics of recent interest in microbiological and environmental science include genetic disorders, viruses and health related issues.