Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Bi 201 Fundamentals of Biology: Cells, Genes and Heredity

An overview of basic concepts of biology and applications to everyday life. Topics include the material basis of living systems; cell and molecular structures and interactions, and genetics and heredity, as applied to issues such as cancer, nutrition, reproductive and genetic testing, and biotechnology. Fulfills the science requirement for non-majors. This course will not fulfill biology major requirements or pre-allied health requirements for introductory biology.


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