BIOLOGY 102 - BIOLOGY HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Department of Biology
SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
Dr. Gloria S. McCutcheon JST 234 5459 MWF 11:00 a.m.-noon TR TBA gmccutcheon.claflin.edu
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I. Course Description
Biol. 102. Biology, Health and the Environment.
Prerequisite: None. May not be taken for credit toward a major in the Department of Biology or the Department of Chemistry. An introduction to the characteristics and diversity of life, with emphasis on human health and ecological relationships among living things. The student will interrelate biology, health and environment, and the future of humankind and other organisms through scientific study and discussion of controversial issues such as population control, transmission and control of communicable diseases, genetic engineering, pollution (including the greenhouse effect and acid rain), etc. Three lectures per week. 3 hours
II. REQUIRED TextBOOK:
1) Phelan, Jay. 2010. What is Life? A Guide to Biology. W.H. Freeman and Company, New York, NY.
2) Computer Viewing
Your textbook package form the publisher includes a computer program on CD-ROM to aid your study. Each student is expected to utilize this resource to its fullest.
In accordance with the philosophy of Claflin University and the Department of Biology,...