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Courses and Description
EBIO 1210 (3 credits) General Biology - Fall semester only!
- Provides a concentrated introduction to molecular, cellular, genetic, and evolutionary biology. Emphasizes fundamental principles, concepts, facts, and questions.
- Intended for science majors. Meets MAPS requirement for natural science. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: natural science.
- Students attend small, hands-on lecture (MWF), and work in groups on discovery learning exercises, assisted by undergraduate assistants (TTh).
- Students must enroll in EBIO 1230 separately.
ARSC 1420 (1-credit) Co-seminar for EBIO 1210 (Fall) and EBIO 1220 (Spring)
- Designed to supplement and strengthen student experiences while attending the general biology large lecture courses.
- Students work in groups on discovery learning exercises, assisted by undergraduate assistants (2.5 hours/week).
- Activities include preparation for midterms, weekly quizzes, presentations, re-writing exam questions and compiling review sheets.
- Co-seminar instructors are typically graduate students completing a PhD in EBIO; they are very familiar with the course structure and the large lecture style of teaching.