Prerequisite: Biology 40S or 15:090 or permission of Instructor.

This course is intended for students interested in biological principles wishing to meet the Natural Sciences requirement but who will not pursue a major or minor in Biology. This course provides a basic essential background of biological principles and emphasizes topics in cell biology, genetics, and evolution. It focuses on processes that are basic to the understanding of the biology of living things. This course cannot count toward a major or minor in Biology or as a prerequisite for further Biology courses except for 15:152 Biological Diversity.

Credit cannot be held for both this course and 15:162.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.