BIO 1100: Non-Majors Biology


Explores the principles of biology, including the scientific method, cell theory, cellular process, theories of heredity, evolutionary theory, ecology, human physiology, and a survey of the diversity of organisms.


  1. Evaluate concepts of basic biological sciences.
  2. Explain processes that occur across various levels of organization.
  3. Identify characteristics of living organisms.
  4. Relate chemical processes to living organisms.
  5. Relate cell theory to the development of different cell types.
  6. Describe human anatomical systems and their disease states.
  7. Evaluate relationships between living organisms and nonliving factors in ecosystems.
  8. Apply lab simulations and activities for further scientific understanding.




Biology: Science for life with physiology (Rev: 4th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2013)
Author: Belk, C., & Meier, V. B.
ISBN: 978-0-32-176783-7
Price: $126.62

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