Prerequisite: College Preparatory Mathematics.
Foundation Course. 3 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week. For Biology Majors and students in the Clinical Laboratory Science and Allied Health tracks. For New York City sections only, students must register for one of the BIO 101A discussion sections.
Course Description: This is the first half of a one-year course designed to give the science major an understanding of general biological principles. Topics include: cell structure and function, mitosis, meiosis, molecular processes in cells (enzyme functions, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, DNA structure protein synthesis) and basic concepts of development, and genetics. Students are required to attend all departmental seminars.
Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, and Summer.