BIO 1100: Non-Majors Biology


Explores the principles of biology, including the scientific method, cell theory, cellular process, theories of heredity, evolutionary theory, ecology, human physiology, and a survey of the diversity of organisms.


  1. Define the basic concepts of biological sciences.
  2. Apply the scientific method.
  3. Explain nutrition in terms of micronutrients and macronutrients.
  4. Explain Mendel's approach to studying genetics.
  5. Interpret Darwin's theory of evolution to include natural selection and common descent.
  6. Describe human anatomical systems to include their disease states.
  7. Discuss relationships between living organisms and nonliving factors in ecosystems.
  8. Interpret biological data.




Biology: Science for life with physiology (Rev: 6th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2019)
Author: Belk, C., & Maier, V. B.
ISBN: 9780134555430
Price: $126.16

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