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Course Overview

This laboratory course must be taken with BIO 101. Students will perform laboratory experiments including practical applications of the scientific method, a study of the metric system, using bioinstrumentation, analyzing biochemical reactions including photosynthesis and fermentation, a microscopic study of cell and nuclear division, and genetics techniques including DNA electrophoresis. Students will learn to write laboratory reports in the same format as professional journal articles. This course particularly emphasizes critical thinking and problem solving skills. One two-hour laboratory per week.

Credits: 1
Distribution: Undergraduate
Corequisite: BIO 101.

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate