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100-level

BIL101 - Introductory Biological Science (3 credits)
An integrated presentation of important biological processes and principles. Deisgned as an introduction to life sciencs for the non-major. 
Prerequisite: Not for biology majors or minors. Students with credit in BIL 150 may not take this course to fulfill the natural science requirement.

BIL102 - Elementary Biotechnology (3 credits)
Major aspects of the biotechnology field for the non-science major. Food biotechnology, enzymnes, environmental biotechnology, transgenic animals and plants, analytical biotechnology and more. 
Prerequisite: Not for biology majors or minors.

BIL103 - Introduction to Ecology (3 credits)
An overview of ecological and evolutionary principles; relationships of organisms to living and non-living aspects of their environment; human impact on ecosystems. 
Prerequisite: Not for biology majors or minors.

BIL104 - Genetics and Society (3 credits)
The impact of new knowledge in genetics and heredity on society, including a consideration of qeustions about the inheritance of I.Q. and behavior, racial differences, genetic screening, control of reproduction, genetic engineering, forensic applications. 
Prerequisite: Not for biology majors or minors.

BIL105 - The Biology of Plants (3 credits)
Survey of the evolution and diversity of the plant kindgom; economic and cultural importance of plants to humans. 
Prerequisite: Not for biology majors or minors.

BIL106 - The Biology of Animals (3 credits)
Survey of the evolution and diversity of the animal kingdom, and the relationship between humans and other animals. 
Prerequisite: Not for biology majors or minors.

BIL107 - Introduction to Evolution (3 credits)
Hereditary variation and the mechanisms of evolutionary change. Processes of species formation and the origin of adaptations. The development of evolutionary thinking from classical to contemporary time, including social issues (e.g., social Darwinism, creationism). 
Prerequisite: Not for biology majors or minors.

BIL109 - Human Biology (3 credits)
A survey of the anatomy and physiology of man and his relationship to some major biological problems. Lectures and demonstrations. 
Prerequisite: Not for biology majors or minors.

BIL113 - General Biology Honors Seminar (1 credit)
Special topics in biology correlated with BIL 150. 
Pre- or corequisite: BIL 150.

BIL114 - General Biology Honors Seminar (1 credit)
Special topics in biology correlated with BIL 160. 
Pre- or corequisite: BIL 160.

BIL149 - First Year Information (FYI) for Biology Majors (1 credit)
First year seminar for incoming Biology majors. Facilitation and encouragement of development of critical tinking skills, proficiency in oral and written expression, and an ability to solve problems by intergrating knowledge from different disciplines in Biology 
Prerequisite: First year biology major status.

BIL150 - General Biology (4 credits)
Principles of biology at the cellular, genetic, organismal, population, community and ecosystem levels of organization. Required for all biology majors. Three hours of lecture per week, and one hour of peer-led workshop.
Pre- or corequisites: BIL 151, ENG 105, and MTH 101, 105 or 107.

BIL151 - General Biology Laboratory (1 credit)
Laboratory exercises to accompany BIL 150. Required for all biology majors.
Pre- or corequisites: BIL 150.

BIL160 - Evolution and Biodiversity (4 credits)
Evolutionary processes from an organismal perspective. Systematics, biogeography, and a survey of the diversity of life, with emphasis on the morphological, ecological, and behavioral adaptations of selected representative of the Domains of living organisms. Three hours of lecture per week, and one hour of peer-led workshop.
Pre- or corequisites: BIL 161, ENG 105, and MTH 101, 105 or 107.

BIL161 - Evolution and Biodiversity Laboratory (1 credit)
Laboratory exercises to accompany BIL 160. Required for all biology majors.
Pre- or corequisites: BIL 150.