BIOL 1406 - Biology I
4 sem. hrs. (3:2) Presentation of basic biological concepts including scientific method, cytology, energetics, nucleic acids and genetics. This course is suitable for all majors.
Placement: Students must place into Biology 1406 by achieving a sufficient score on either the SAT or ACT or completing a mathematics course. SAT scores required for placement in Biol 1406 are 500 on Critical Reading Section and 520 (taken before March 2016) or 550 (if taken March 2016 or later) on the Mathematics section. An ACT score of 21 on each of the Math, English, and Reading sections can also be used.
Students with test scores lower than this may take Biol 1406 if they completed a precalculus course in high school or have completed MATH 1314 - College Algebra or equivalent. Corequisite: Safety training given in SMTE 0091 - Biological Laboratory Safety Seminar is required for continued participation in this course. TCCNS Equivalent: BIOL 1406
Semester Credit Hours (SCH) from this course may count toward the 6 SCH in the Life and Physical Sciences Foundational Component Area and/or the 6 SCH in the Component Area Option of the University Core Curriculum.Offered fall, spring and summer semesters every year.
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