2012-2013 Catalog 
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL& 213 - Majors Plant

6.0 Credits
Final quarter in college biology series (201, 202, 203). An introduction to ecology and the biology of plants, algae, prokaryotes, protists, and fungi with emphasis on structure, anatomy, physiology, reproduction, development and evolutionary trends of land plants (was BIOL 203). Prerequisite: BIOL& 211  (was BIOL 201), ENGL& 101  (was ENGL 105) and CHEM& 121  (was CHEM 101) or CHEM& 143  (was CHEM 133) with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a critical and basic understanding of the nature, process and methodology of science, especially as it relates to the study of prokaryote, fungal, and plant evolution, diversity and biology, and to ecology. These include the principles underlying the theories and processes underlying scientific discovery and the nature of scientific evidence upon which such contemporary scientific theories are based. [REASON]
  2. Describe, identify, and explain, with examples, important concepts of biology that apply to ecology and the evolution, structure and physiology of prokaryotes, fungi, and plants. [REASON]
  3. Integrate across levels of biological organization to explain ecological structure and the structure and function of prokaryotes, fungi, and plants. [REASON]
  4. Apply ecological and biological concepts in this course to regional, national and or global issues that may affect their lives in particular, and society in general. [ACT]
  5. Communicate effectively using language and understanding of biology. [COMMUNICATE]
  6. Correctly and appropriately collect and analyze data, including basic statistical testing. [REASON]
  7. Appropriately select and properly and safely use a variety of field and laboratory techniques and instruments. [ACT]
  8. Productively work in groups to successfully complete group activities and assignments. [COMMUNICATE]
  9. Demonstrate information literacy: determine the extent of information needed, access information legally and efficiently, evaluate sources critically and incorporate the information effectively and ethically into scientific writing. [REASON]

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