Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-806-114 055634 General Biology
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-806-114 GENERAL BIOLOGY ...introduces general biological concepts/principles. Emphasis is on cell structure/function, genetics, evolution, and taxonomical relationships. Consideration is also given to diversity among the various kingdoms. (Prerequisite: A placement value of 3300; OR Accuplacer Reading score greater/equal to 80; OR ACT Reading score greater/equal to 17; OR preparatory courses-contact an academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
Total Credits4
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Credit by Exam
Course Competencies
  1. Investigate the characteristics of living things
  2. Apply the scientific method to biological sciences
  3. Apply basic biochemistry concepts as they relate to macromolecules
  4. Explore the basic taxonomic relationships of living things
  5. Examine the components of cell structure, function, tissue, and transport mechanisms
  6. Compare the prokaryotes and eukaryotes
  7. Examine the concepts of evolution
  8. Analyze the concepts of cellular metabolism
  9. Examine the cell cycle including mitosis and meiosis
  10. Investigate genetics and protein synthesis
  11. Explain the function, development, and evolution of selected organisms