Tompkins Cortland Community College

BIOL101 - Principles of Biology I

BIOL 101 presents an overview of major biological principles. Course topics include chemistry as it relates to organisms, cell morphology and physiology, and genetics. The course is intended for students who do not plan to transfer to an upper level major in science, environmental science, medicine, or a science-related field. Nursing students may take BIOL 101 and CHEM 101 to meet their program requirements. Substantial outside preparation for lectures and laboratories is required. BIOL 101 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. Students may not apply credit for both BIOL 101 and BIOL 104 toward their degree. Prerequisites: MATH 090 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.