Description: Biology 11 is a non-majors introductory course that applies biological concepts to issues of everyday life. Topics include the scientific method, ecosystems and energy flow, organization, structure, function, behavior and evolution of organisms, inheritance, disease, and ethics. This course also includes instruction in critical thinking and logical analyses of ideas and scientific principles, how to think instead of memorize, and how to apply what is learned. Prerequisite: Reading Level 5 or 6.
For all college classes you are expected to complete approximately 2-3 hours per week outside of class for every 1 hour spent in lecture. For Bio 11, that is approximately 6-9 hours EVERY WEEK of study time. Depending on your level of preparation that may or may not be enough time for you to earn the grade you want.