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BIO 1211 General Biology II

This course is designed as the second in a series of two general education science courses. Covers evolution, biodiversity and ecology. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: BIO 1111

Course Outcomes
  • Interpret and discuss evolutionary relationships depicted in phylogenies; explain the relationship of phylogeny to taxonomy; and examine the role of evolution as the major unifying theme of biology.
  • Identify and explain mechanisms of evolution within populations; explain origin of species and modes of speciation; describe the major evolutionary events related to history of life on Earth; and discuss evidence of evolution.
  • Describe and discuss the evolutionary history of biological diversity between and within the domains Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya.
  • Describe and discuss the interrelationships which exist within and between populations, communities and ecosystems; examine human impact on the environment and assess ecological effects.
Credit Hours: 4
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Biology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Specht
Term: Summer 2023
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Must register for BIO-1217-500
Course Fee: $30.00
Open Seats: 12
Section: 500
Open Seats: 12
Section: 500