Introduction to biology's core concepts from organisms through ecological systems. Core concepts include information, evolution, cells, emergent properties and homeostasis. The weekly laboratory emphasizes core competencies of the process of science, the interdisciplinary nature of modern biology, data interpretation, quantitative skills, communication in multiple formats, and experience with large databases. Students may take BIO 114 with either BIO 111/113 to satisfy upper level prerequisites, pre-med requirements and biology major requirements.
Students entering in 2012 and after: satisfies the Natural Science distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Natural Sciences & Mathematics distribution requirement.
Students with credit for BIO 112 may not enroll in BIO 114.