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2014-2015 VSCC Catalog 
2014-2015 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 1010 - ♦Introduction to Biology I

An introduction to the biological sciences with an emphasis on basic concepts of the “building blocks of life” at the molecular and cellular levels. Functions of cellular organelles, including synthesis, genetics, cellular respiration, cell reproduction will be emphasized. Viruses will be discussed. The Kingdoms Monera, Protista, and Fungi will be surveyed phylogenetically; Animalia and Plantae will be introduced.  (Same as RODP BIOL 1010)

PREREQUISITES: An acceptable placement score or completion of all Learning Support Competencies in reading and writing.
Hours: Three lecture, two laboratory hours per week.
General Education: Course can be used to meet Minimum General Education Core requirements.
Credits: (4)

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