Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


BIO-152 - General Biology 2 (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: BIO151
In this course there is an emphasis on plants and animals, particularly with regard to evolution, phylogeny and physiology. Darwinian principles of evolution and natural selection are underlying themes throughout the semester. Also included is a study of population genetics and mechanisms of speciation and conservation biology. Students are introduced to the development of organ systems throughout plant and animal groups. The laboratory program presents the domain and kingdom classification systems from the viewpoint of phylogeny and anatomy.


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