BIOL-205 Organismal Biology

Organismal Biology will focus on the level of the organism as the biological scale through which to build the student's understanding of five core concepts in biology: evolution, information flow, structure-function relationships, energy transformations and systems biology. This course is designed as an introductory course, meaning that it introduces fundamental concepts that will be elaborated on and reinforced at a more sophisticated and deeper level in the more advanced courses that are taken as distribution requirements in the junior and senior year. Prerequisites: BIOL-101 and BIOL-102 or permission of the instructor. 4 SH.