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Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1079 - Fall 2007

Course:

BIOL 1111

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDSM - Division of Science and Mathematics

Department:

242 - UMM-Sci & Math, Div of-Adm

 

General

 

Course Title Short:

Fundamentals of GenEvoDevo

Course Title Long:

Fundamentals of Genetics, Evolution, and Development

Max-Min Credits

for Course:

3.0 to 3.0 credit(s)

Catalog

Description:

Introduction to scientific methods and the history of biology, with an emphasis on mechanisms of inheritance, development, and descent with modification. Overview of pre-Darwinian scientific thought; the theory of evolution; a qualitative introduction to genetics and molecular biology; and a summary of developmental biology.

Additional Course

Information

(for catalog

production):

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Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most

frequently offered:

Every academic year

Term(s) most

frequently offered:

Fall, Spring

Component 1:

LEC (with final exam)

Auto-Enroll

Course:

No

Graded

Component:

LEC

Academic

Progress Units:

Not allowed to bypass limits.

3.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid

Progress Units:

Not allowed to bypass limits.

3.0 credit(s)

Repetition of

Course:

Repetition not allowed.

Course

Prerequisites

for Catalog:

biol major/minor or chem major or any health sciences preprofessional program or ElEd or SeEd major with middle school science specialties or #

Course

Equivalency:

01265 - Biol 1101/Biol 1111

Consent

Requirement:

No required consent

Enforced

Prerequisites:

(course-based or

non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

edited for PSoft 09.26.06 jlm. Edited for catalog 09.26.06 NEH.

Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

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Assessment

and Goals:

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Rationale for

Changes or

Exceptions:

THIS COURSE WILL REPLACE OUR EXISTING INTRODUCTORY COURSE, FRESHMAN SEMINAR IN BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES, AND WILL PROVIDE A MORE STRUCTURED INTRODUCTION TO KEY CONCEPTS; SINCE WE ARE ALSO CHANGING OUR UPPER LEVEL GENETICS COURSE TO AN ELECTIVE, IT WILL PROVIDE BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE OF GENETICS TO ALL OF OUR STUDENTS.

 

General Education

 

Faculty

Sponsor Name:

Paul Myers

Requirement

this course fulfills:

SCI - SCI Physical & Biological Sciences without Lab

 

Provisional

Approval:

Not Requested

Regular

Approval:

Requested on Sep 26, 2006

 

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