Survey of living organisms, including bacteria, archaea, protists, fungi, plants, and animals, with emphasis on evolution, classification, and the design and function of major biological systems. Students will also be introduced to basic evolutionary and ecological principles. Scientific inquiry including observational skills, experimental design, and data analysis will be emphasized throughout the course. Three-hour lecture, two-hour lab. Course fee required. Prerequisites: C- or better in BIO 12104
Offered Fall, Spring for 4 Semester hours.