2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

BIO 104 Modern Biology II

71/2 hours: 3 hours lecture, 11/2 hours recitation, 3 hours laboratory 

This course is the second half of the Modern Biology sequence. It continues the in-depth exploration of the basic properties of living systems on the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels. In addition, evolution and ecology are introduced. Representative organisms from the plant and animal kingdoms are studied in detail. The laboratory portion of the course emphasizes phylogeny and teaches basic microscopy and dissection skills. This course is designed for students with a strong science background and those who are majoring in Forensic Science, Cell and Molecular Biology or Toxicology; or minoring in Biology.




BIO 103, or BIO 101-BIO 102 sequence


This course has a $25.00 material fee. This course satisfies the Required Core: Life and Physical Sciences or the Flexible Core: Scientific World areas of the Gen Ed Program.