BIO 1233 Contemporary Biology I

This is the first course in a two-part introduction to the science of biology for non-majors. This course focuses on the chemical basis of life, principles of inheritance, principles of evolution and biodiversity. This course is designated as a Q-course and satisfies UTSA’s Quantitative Scholarship requirement. Designed to enhance quantitative reasoning and critical thinking skills, this requirement will help students understand and evaluate data, assess risks and benefits, and make informed decisions in all aspects of their lives. May be applied toward the Level I Core Curriculum requirement in science. May not be applied to a B.S. degree in Biology.