BIO 1030: Principles of Biology


Introduces all major areas of general biology. The relevance and contribution of this discipline to business, health care, policy creation, and other sciences are highlighted in this course.


  1. Describe concepts of basic biological sciences.
  2. Interpret various representations of scientific data.
  3. Investigate the basic properties of living organisms, to include the categorization of life.
  4. Explain various chemical processes within living organisms.
  5. Describe the structure, function, and reproduction of the cell.
  6. Predict genotypes based on patterns of heredity and pedigree information.
  7. Investigate the properties of macromolecules.
  8. Relate biological concepts to current real-world issues.




Understanding biology (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2018)
Author: Mason, K. A., Duncan, T., Johnson, G. B., Losos, J. B., & Singer, S. R.
ISBN: 9781259592416
Price: $169.19

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