BIOL 400 Principles of Biology
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 108 hours LAB
Prerequisite: Chem 400 OR Chem 305 with a grade of "C" or better AND Intermediate Algebra (Math 120 or Math 125 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process)
Advisory: ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, OR ESL 325 with a grade of “C” or better; OR eligibility for ENGRD 310 AND ENGWR 300.
Transferable: CSU; UC (1) No credit for BIOL 300 or 307 if taken after BIOL 400, 420, 430, or 431; 2) No credit for BIOL 310 if taken after BIOL 400; 3) No transfer credit for BIOL 462, if taken after BIOL 400)
CID: C-ID BIOL 190; Part of C-ID BIOL 135S
This course introduces universal biological principles, including biological molecules, enzymes, cell structure and function, biochemistry, Mendelian and molecular genetics, ecology and evolution. BIOL 400 is recommended for science majors and students in pre-professional programs.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
SLO 1: DEMONSTRATE ABILITY TO ACQUIRE, SYNTHESIZE, EVALUATE AND PRESENT INFORMATION IN BIOLOGY.