BIOL 172: Introduction to Biology II

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3
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.

Credit for BIOL 171

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.