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Course Description

An introductory course primarily for prospective biology majors. General biological principles and widely used methods related to current advances in cell and molecular biology, genetics, immunology, plant and biomedical sciences. A&S students, BSCHE, BSEvE, and BSE-EH majors enrolling in BIO 13 must concurrently enroll in BIO 15, Cells and Organisms Lab. SOE students who are planning a second major in Biology or to apply for medical school should concurrently enroll in BIO 15. Credit cannot be received for both BIO 13 and BME 33. Prerequisites: first-year standing in the school of Arts and Sciences, or sophomore standing in the School of Engineering. Recommendations: Advanced high-school chemistry and biology.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: None.

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Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

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  • School of Arts & Sciences