2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

BIO 101 Paced Modern Biology I-A

3 hours 

This course is intended for students who are majoring in Forensic Science, Cell and Molecular Biology, and Toxicology; or minoring in Biology.  Paced Modern Biology 1-A is the first course in the two-semester alternative to Modern Biology I. The series is an in-depth exploration of the basic properties of living systems on the molecular, cellular and organismic levels. Topics in Biology 1-A include cell structure and function, structure and function of macromolecules, energy, cellular respiration, and photosynthesis.

Note: Students who place into MAT 105 College Algebra or MAT 141 Pre-Calculus with a CAA below 90 will begin the Biology sequence in BIO 101.  




Math placement; and majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology, Forensic Science or Toxicology or minoring in Biology


Students should be taking either MAT 105, MAT 141, MAT 241, or higher along with BIO 101.


Students who wish to minor in Biology should contact the Department of Sciences for assistance with registration.