A. Malcolm Campbell's Bio113 Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully
complete Biology 113 will:
- Develop a foundational
understanding of the key concepts in biology: information,
cells, emergent properties, and homeostasis.
- Assemble overarching themes
of biology (e.g. structure/function, surface area to volume, signal
amplification, noise, etc.) that span more than one key concept and
all size scales.
- Apply the process of science
to answer questions about nature.
- Employ and understand
quantitative analysis and mathematic reasoning with experimental
- Use mathematical modeling and
simulations to enhance understanding of biology.
- Integrate different science
and math disciplines to provide a more holistic understanding of
- Communicate with a wide
audience and collaborate with science and math colleagues.
- Connect biology with everyday
world and society.
- Recognize that biology is not
divided into two sizes as represented by common course divisions.
- Evaluate public policy in
light of scientific evidence.
- Distinguish biology as a
science based on experimental questions and data analysis rather
discipline of vocabulary words.
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