|Title:||Fundamentals of Biology|
An introduction to basic biological concepts. The course covers four concepts: (1) evolution, (2) structure and function, (3) information flow, exchange, and storage, and (4) pathways and transformations of energy and matter. Additionally, the course will assure that students attain three competencies: (1) ability to apply the process of science, (2) ability to use quantitative reasoning, and (3) ability to use modeling. Significant depth of study is provided in both classroom and field/laboratory settings.