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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO1522 Principles of Biology II

This course will cover the following topics basic life chemistry; cell composition and function; membrane transport; photosynthesis and cellular respiration; DNA synthesis, transcription and translation; gene regulation; mitosis and meiosis; and patterns of inheritance. Emphasis will be made on applying the scientific method, including designing hypotheses, testing hypotheses, analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and communication via graphs figures, writing, and speaking. Information will be presented in a variety of modalities currently used at Landmark College, including small group work, tactile and kinesthetic activities, reading and summarizing, videos, and lecture. Students will attend weekly labs in which lab techniques such as microscopy, micropipette use, DNA recombination, and gel electrophoresis will be practiced. This course is open to any Landmark student who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of the living world; only students in the A.S. Life Sciences degree program need to take both BIO 1521   and BIO1522 (which may be taken in any order). Lab included. Credits: 4.000