Fall 2022 - BISC 101 D200
General Biology (4)
Class Number: 1628
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
1 778 782-7489
Prerequisites:High school Biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better; and High school Chemistry 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or CHEM 111 with a C- or better.
An introduction to the biochemical and physiological mechanisms of living organisms. Topics covered include cell structure and function, DNA replication and the flow of genetic information, enzyme function, metabolism and physiology of microorganisms, plants, and animals. Breadth-Science.
- cell structure and function, cell cycle, DNA replication, transcription and translation, cell energy: principles of energetics and enzymes, metabolism: cellular respiration and photosynthesis
- flowering plants: morphology, anatomy and growth, plant transport processes, plant nutrition
- structure and function of animal tissues, digestion, circulatory and respiratory systems, excretory system, thermoregulation and homeostasis
Note: This course may be applied towards the Certificate of Liberal Arts.
- • Lecture midterm 15%
- • Lecture final exam 25%
- • Lab final exam* 25%
- • Lab preps and tutorial participation* 15%
- • Other learning activities 20%
You must pass the lab component of the course (all elements labeled with *) to pass the course.
Freeman, S., et.al (2018) Biological Science. 3rd Canadian Edition, Pearson, Canada
Laboratory manual. Simon Fraser University
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