Tompkins Cortland Community College

BIOL102 - Principles of Biology II

BIOL 102 presents an overview of major biological principles. It is appropriate for students who are not planning to transfer to an upper level major in science, environmental science, medicine, or a science-related field. Major topics will include evolution, biodiversity, animal form and function, and ecology. Prior completion of BIOL 101 is not required. Substantial outside preparation for lectures and laboratories is required. BIOL 102 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. Students may not apply credit for both BIOL 102 and BIOL 105 toward their degree. There are no biology course prerequisites. Prerequisites: MATH 090 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. This course has no BIOL prerequisite. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.