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BIOL 1214 Course Information    
TitleHuman Biology
DepartmentAg, Biology & Health Sciences
LevelUndergraduate - Lower Division
CIP Code302701
DescriptionHuman Biology is a general education science lab course that introduces the basic concepts of biology, using humans and society as a focus. After establishing the molecular and cellular basis of life, the course describes and investigates the structure and function of the human body with an emphasis on homeostasis. It concludes with an examination of the principles of evolution and ecology, again focusing on human impact on the environment. It is not applicable to the Biology major or minor. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisites: Student must be eligible to take MATH 1513. Corequisite: BIOL 1214L.
PrerequisitesStudent must be eligible to take MATH 1513
Grade ModeStandard Letter
General EducationY
General Ed Lab ScienceY
Liberal ArtsY
Teacher Education 
Approved DeliveryTraditional
Instructional MethodLecture with Lab
Credit Hours4
Faculty Load Hours3
Contact Hrs48
Enrollment Based WkldNo
RepeatsCourse may not be repeated
Max Load 
First Term OfferedFall 2013
Last Term ModifiedFall 2013
Last Term OfferedSpring 2022
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