BISC 111 Introductory Organismal Biology with Laboratory

A study of life, ranging from the physiology of organisms to the structure of ecosystems. The main themes of the course are: evolution and biodiversity, form and function in plants and animals, and ecological interactions among organisms. The course provides the fundamental tools for exploration of organismal biology with the aim of enhancing conceptual understanding. Laboratories focus on experimental approaches to these topics and are shared with BISC 113. Either BISC 110/BISC 112 or BISC 111/BISC 113 may be taken first.


Fulfillment of the basic skills component of the Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Not open to students who have taken BISC 113.



Semesters Offered

Fall, Spring

Degree Requirements


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