This course provides a foundation in the basic concepts of Biology and is the standard course for students who plan to take further courses in Biology. Major topics include experimental methods and hypothesis testing in the biological sciences and the value of science, the chemistry of life, cell structure, function and metabolism, cellular reproduction, and the chromosomal and molecular basis of inheritance.


Chemistry 11 (C+) or CHEM 130 (C+) or BCHM 044 (C+) or Chemistry 12 (C+) or CHEM 101 (C+) or BCHM 054 (C+)

Course Notes

BIOL 110 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements. BIOL 110 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees.

BIOL 110 is an approved Science course. BIOL 110 is an approved Lab Science course. BIOL 110 is equivalent to BIOL 106 and BIOL 107 together, and BIOL 109. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and BIOL 106/107 or BIOL 109.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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