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BIOL 1114 Course Information    
TitlePlants and Culture
DepartmentAg, Biology & Health Sciences
LevelUndergraduate - Lower Division
CIP Code260301
DescriptionA general education course that will explore the historical, social, and economic relationships between plants and people. Topics covered in class include a brief introduction to the plant kingdom and plant anatomy and morphology with more in depth coverage of human plant usage including foods, beverages, spices, fibers, and medicines. The lab portion of the course will in part involve hands-on production of plant products, and where appropriate (and legal) include sampling these products. Not applicable to biology major or minor or medical technology major. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Corequisite: BIOL 1114L. General Education Laboratory Science, Biological Science.
Grade ModeStandard Letter
General EducationY
General Ed Lab ScienceY
Liberal ArtsY
Teacher Education 
Approved DeliveryTraditional
Instructional MethodLecture with Lab
Other: Offered infrequently
Credit Hours4
Faculty Load Hours3
Contact Hrs48
Enrollment Based WkldNo
RepeatsCourse may not be repeated
Max Load 
First Term OfferedUnknown
Last Term ModifiedFall 2008
Last Term OfferedSpring 2019
General Ed Student Learning OutcomesThe student will apply critical thinking skills in order to make informed decisions and evaluations. (Critical Thinking)

General Ed Assessment MeasuresA one page paper assessed using the Critical Thinking Life Sciences Rubric