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100 Level Courses

More course information is available from the U of R online course catalog. To find a course, select any term, then select the subject Biology.

BIOL 100 - Biology I
Description A survey of the kingdom Animalia and a range of topics including the origin of life, cell structure and function, the diversity of living forms, their ecology, evolution and reproduction.
Prerequisite Biology 30 and Chemistry 30 are strongly recommended.
Note This course is designed for biology majors, pre-professional students, secondary education science students, and those wanting two semesters of biology. Students seeking a single semester introductory course are advised to take Biology 140 or 150.
Syllabus

Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Saturday class

Usually offered Fall and Spring
BIOL 101 - Biology II
Description A survey of the kingdoms containing the bacteria, protistans, fungi, and plants and including the basic structure, diversity, physiology, ecology, and other characteristics of these organisms.
Prerequisite Biology 100 is strongly recommended.
Note This course is designed for biology majors, pre-professional students, secondary education science students, and those wanting two semesters of biology. Students seeking a single semester introductory course are advised to take Biology 140 or 150.
Syllabus Winter 2020
Usually offered Winter
BIOL 110 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Description An introduction to the anatomy and normal functioning of the human body. The course takes a holistic approach to understanding and integrating anatomy and physiology.
Prerequisite
Note Restricted to Nursing students.
Syllabus Fall 2019
Usually offered Fall
BIOL 111 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Description A continuation of BIOL 110. Further study of the anatomy and normal functioning of the human body, integrating anatomy and physiology.
Prerequisite BIOL 110
Note Restricted to Nursing students.
Syllabus Winter 2020
Usually offered Winter
BIOL 140 - Human Biology
Description An introductory level course covering the principles of biology with examples taken from humans.
Prerequisite None.
Note Biology majors cannot take this course for credit. Students cannot receive credit for both BIOL 140 and 150. Students who have credit for either BIOL 100 or BIOL 101 cannot subsequently receive credit for either of BIOL 140 or BIOL 150.
Syllabus Winter 2020
Usually offered Fall and Winter
BIOL 150 - Biological Principles
Description A survey of basic modern biological principles. Topics will include: origin of life, basic cell structure and function, evolution, an outline of organism diversity, ecological principles, and selected functions of multicellular organisms.
Prerequisite None.
Note Designed for students who do not intend to be biology majors and who are not in pre-professional programs. Students cannot receive credit for both BIOL 140 and 150. Students who have credit for BIOL 100 or BIOL 101 cannot subsequently receive credit for either of BIOL 140 or BIOL 150.
Syllabus Fall 2019
Usually offered Fall