Biology

Biology

 

GENERAL BIOLOGY II



Course Number: Course Title: Program Title:
BIOL2105 General Biology II Biology
Course Description:

This course is the second in a two semester general biology course. Topics will include evolution, biological diversity, botany, zoology and introductory concepts of ecology. The laboratory sessions will reinforce concepts discussed in lecture emphasizing anatomy and physiology of selected members of the plant and animal kingdoms. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Credits: Credit Type: Lab Credits:
4 lecture  3 1
MnTC: Prerequisites:
3 BIOL2005 with a grade of "C" or better
Campus:
Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie
Course Goals:
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain how scientific methods are used to solve problems
Examine the six kingdom classification concept
Recognize evolution as the core theme of biology which accounts for both the unity and diversity of living things
Illustrate how organisms interact in an ecosystem
Explain the role of photosynthesis in living organisms
Relate the effects of environmental problems on ecological systems
Illustrate the life cycles of plants and animals
Demonstrate proper techniques of microscopy
Synthesize biological concepts
Synthesize biological experimental methods
Measure biological processes in a laboratory setting
Examine biological processes in a laboratory setting
Document experimental data in accordance with proper scientific technique
Interpret experimental data
Formulate hypotheses
Test hypotheses
Test experimental predictions
Course Evaluation: Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Disability Services: Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).