BIOL 172 : Introduction to Biology II

Continuation of BIOL 171. Topics include: Origin of eukaryotic organisms, their general characteristics, life cycles, systematics and evolution; Anatomy, physiology and classification of higher plants; Anatomy, physiology, behavior and classification of animals; and Basic ecological principles.

Prerequisites

Credit for BIOL 171

Recommended Preparation:

Course Outcomes

  • Contrast the general characteristics, life cycles, evolution and systematics of eukaryotic organisms.
  • Describe the detailed biology of higher plants.
  • Describe the detailed biology of animals.
  • Explain how interacting environmental factors (physical, chemical and biological) determine the distribution and abundance of living things.

Course Details

Discipline:

Credits:

3

Lecture Hours:

3

Designation:

DB