2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2023  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

BIO 182 - General Biology II

BIO 1182.
Description: Principles of plant and animal structure, function, and diversity; evolution, and ecology of populations and communities emphasizing biotic interactions. Primarily designed for biology and pre-professional majors.

Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency

General Education Competency: Scientific Literacy

Credits: 4
Lecture: 3
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Bacteria, fungi, and virus 
  2. Plant anatomy and physiology 
  3. Plant diversity 
  4. Animal anatomy and physiology 
  5. Animal diversity 
  6. Evolution and natural selection 
  7. Classification and phylogeny 
  8. Ecological principles 
  9. Population ecology 
  10. Community ecology 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the classification and characteristics of bacteria, fungi and virus. 
  2. Describe plant diversity in respect to structure, function, and classification. 
  3. Describe animal diversity in respect to structure, function, and classification. 
  4. Describe and analyze processes involved in evolution and natural selection. 
  5. Describe the characteristics of each kingdom in biological classification. 
  6. Describe and demonstrate phylogenetic relationships of plants and animals.
  7. Describe and demonstrate the principles of ecology. 
  8. Describe and demonstrate the principles of population ecology. 
  9. Describe and demonstrate the principles of community ecology.