BIO 100 Principles of Biology

This is a course prepared as an introductory course for biology. It covered topics like cell biology, genetics, and classifications of organisms. Terminologies use in biology will be presented in this course.53

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss the properties that define life. Understand and trace the history of biological study.
  • Understand the relationship between the structure and function of macromolecules.
  • Discuss the major features of cell structure and function.
  • Explain how genetic material is transmitted in living organisms from one generation to the next.
  • Discuss important processes and interactions leading to the structure of natural communities, especially natural selection, population growth, competition, nutrient cycling, and behavioral ecology.
  • Be familiar with the major ecosystems on land and in water.
  • Critically discuss the role of humans as a force of change in the biosphere.
  • Understand the classification of living organisms.