BIO8201 Biology Foundations
|Short Description:||Biology Foundations|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||010999 - Biological Sciences not elsewh|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||20 May 2019|
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware>.
Students who have enrolled in or completed BIO1101 Biology 1 or BIO1100 Biology Concepts cannot enrol in this course.
This course provides a brief description of the science of biology and the definition and characteristics of life. The classification and diversity of organisms, a comprehensive foundation in cell structure and function, energy transformations critical for the understanding of relationships between organisms and environment, genetics and an introduction to the diversity and evolution of plants and animals are also covered. The course concludes with an introduction to the principles of ecology, ecosystem dynamics, global energy flows and biogeochemical cycling
|Semester 2, 2019||Online|