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CourseBSC 1005
TitleGeneral Edu Biology
Description This general education biology course covers basic biological concepts, concentrating on selected principles that help explain molecular biology, evolution, genetics, growth, disease, and the problems of humans in the environment. It is designed to stimulate interest in the variety of life that exists on our planet, help students recognize the factors that provide order in this variety, and involve students in the processes of inquiry, observation, and analysis of biological organization in order to give them a foundation for intelligently interpreting and evaluating biological topics.
Prerequisite(s) None
Course-Specific Technology All Virtual College courses require high-speed internet access. Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required. For ease of use when accessing either LMS, both PC and MAC users must use Mozilla Firefox as the default browser. Your course may appear to be functioning correctly in other browsers but some tools, assignments and assessments may not work in these other browsers. Don’t let you course work be affected by the wrong browser.
Florida Resident Distance Learning FeeVC Course Total
Non Florida ResidentDistance Learning FeeVC Course Total
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First NameMarlene
Last NameMorales

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