2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

BIOL 1300 - Biology for Non-Majors


Credit Hours: 3

ACTS: BIOL 1004

This class is a survey of biology to include an introduction to the fundamental principles of living organisms including properties, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. An introductory study of concepts of reproduction, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are included. Not appropriate for Biology or Health Science majors. See prerequisite details below.

Prerequisite(s):
(must meet all of the following requirements)

  • A score of 19 or above on the English section of the ACT, or a score of 83 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills test, or a score of 80 or above on the COMPASS Writing Placement test, or completion of ENGL 0111  (Composition Review) with a grade of “C” or better.
  • A score of 19 or above on the Reading section of the ACT, or a score of 78 or above on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension test, or a score of 83 or above on the COMPASS Reading Placement test, or completion of READ 0300  (Foundations of Literacy) with a grade of “C” or better.