BIOL 189A Fundamentals of Life Science Lecture

Biology 189A is a comprehensive survey course that introduces students to many facets of biology as it prepares them for future courses in health sciences. The topics covered during this semester-long course include: a discussion of the diversity of life; the chemistry essential for biology; cellular structures, functions and processes; an introduction to genetics, inheritance and human genetic diseases; and an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Satisfies the Natural Sciences Core Curriculum. Biology 189 is one of the prerequisites for Biol 223 (A&P 1), Biol 224 (A&P 2) and Biol 251 (Microbiology). Co-requisite: BIOL 189L; Recommended: MATH 120 or higher. Lecture / Lab / Studio Hours: 3+0+0