[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2011-2012 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Mar 01, 2021  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2011-2012 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SCI 102 - Integrated Life Science

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): SCI 101 
The second of two required interdisciplinary liberal arts science courses designed to provide the student with a fundamental and integrated understanding of the natural world of which he or she is a part. Topics covered include ecology; levels of organization of life; ecosystems; current environmental issues; organic molecules, macromolecules, biochemistry, and molecular biology; cell anatomy and physiology; protein synthesis, cell division, and genetics; evolution; and diversity of life. Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills and will understand how living things and physical systems operate and the interrelationships between them. Social and environmental justice themes are woven throughout the course.