St. Cloud Technical & Community College

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for BLGY 1351 at St. Cloud Technical and Community College in Fall 2019 (Aug - Dec)



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Anoka Technical College

BIOL 1106 - Principles of Biology - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Critical Thinking (02)
Biological scientific inquiry and methodology will be taught within a laboratory and lecture context. Cell biology topics will emphasize cell structure, function, and the biochemical processes of respiration, metabolism, and photosynthesis. The study of heredity and genetics will focus on the Mendelian genetics and the molecular basis of inheritance, DNA, RNA, mitosis, and meiosis. Other topics include mechanisms and processes of evolution and current societal issues and breakthroughs in biology. (Prerequisites: READ0900 or appropriate placement score) (MN Transfer Goals 2 and 3) (3 credits lecture/1 credit lab)
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College

BIOL 1106 - Principles of Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
(MnTC Goal 3) Corequisites: CHEM 1020 or 1050 or 1061 with a grade of C or better or HS chemistry within the last three years Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: College-level reading, writing, and math skills. Strongly recommended that Chem 1020 or 1050 or 1061 be completed with a grade of "C" or higher PRIOR to BIOL 1106 This course is intended for students interested in biology-related majors, including environmental science and the health sciences. This course is also the first of a two-semester sequence intended for Biology majors. This course includes topics in the process of science, chemistry of life, metabolism, cell structure and processes, inheritance patterns, the molecular basis of inheritance, and evolution. Corequisite course may be taken at any time prior to, or along with, this course. The course meets for three lecture hours and three laboratory hours per week. This course is not intended for non-majors.
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Bemidji State University

BIOL 1211 - Introductory Biology I Lab/Introductory Biology I - 0/4 credits
Natural Science (03)
An introduction to the structure and function of living systems, with an emphasis on basic mechanisms and concepts in biochemistry and in cellular and molecular biology. Intended for biology majors and minors, preprofessional students, and open to any student wishing to fulfill their Liberal Education requirement. Lecture and laboratory. BIOL 1211 and BIOL 1212 must be taken in sequence. Liberal Education Goal Area 3 (LC).
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Central Lakes College

BIOL 1431 - General Biology I - 5 credits
Natural Science (03)
An introduction to the basic life process at the cellular level including the chemistry of life, organization of the cell, membranes, energy, enzymes, respiration, photosynthesis, cell division, Mendelian genetics, molecular genetics (DNA), and genetic engineering. There is a strong emphasis on problem solving and the scientific process.
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Century College

BIOL 1041 - Principles of Biology I - 5 credits
Natural Science (03)
This is a lab science course that provides a general introduction to biological principles. Topics include basic chemistry, biological molecules, cell structure, metabolism, cell reproduction, molecular biology, genetics, and evolution. Laboratory exercises provide students the opportunity to better understand basic biological principles through scientific practice in hypothesis-development, experimental design, data collection and analysis. Students will also gain experience with commonly-used biological instruments and equipment. This laboratory science course is primarily intended for biology or biology-related majors, health-related pre-professionals, and other related liberal arts majors. Prerequisite(s): Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher. BIOL 1020 with a grade of C or higher OR CHEM 1020 or higher with a grade of C or higher OR one year each of High School Biology AND High School Chemistry with grades of C or higher within the last three years OR Instructor consent. Recommendation(s): BIOL 1020 AND CHEM 1020 or higher, OR one year each of High School Biology AND High School Chemistry with grades of C or higher within the last three years.
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BIOL 1020 - Biology Concepts (Online) - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
This is a lab science course dealing with the basic concepts of general biology including cell biology, energy capture and utilization, heredity, origin and descent of life, classification of organisms, and environmental relationships of living things. Laboratory experiences are provided to acquaint students with basic lab methods and techniques. Prerequisite(s): Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher. Recommendation: High school chemistry or CHEM 1020 or equivalent.
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Dakota County Technical College

BIOL 1500 - General Biology - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
This course surveys the basic principles of biology. Content topics include fundamental concepts of cellular structure and metabolism, inheritance, biodiversity, ecology, and evolution. The lab component includes application of concepts with an emphasis on observation, the scientific method, and analysis. This course provides a foundation for students pursuing health-related careers as well as those in non-science majors. Meets MnTC Goal 3
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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

BIOL 1101 - General Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Fundamental concepts of biology, including chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, energy transformations, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics, molecular biolgy, DNA technology, development, origin of life, and evolution.
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Hennepin Technical College

BIOL 2005 - General Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Critical Thinking (02)
This course studies the organization of life with emphasis on cellular biology. Topics include chemistry, cytology, energy and metabolism, gene expression and regulation, inheritance, natural selection, and biotechnology. Comparison of eukaryotic, prokaryotic, and acellular structures and mechanisms are studied. The laboratory sessions reinforce concepts discussed in lecture as well as provide a strong foundation in scientific methods and statistical analyses. Fundamental laboratory skills such as safety, measurement, and instrumentation are emphasized. This course covers the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal. (Prereq: Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921 and Qualifying score on math assessment test OR MATH1500 or MATH1650) (BP/EP) 4 cr MnTC Goal Area = 2 & 3
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Inver Hills Community College

BIOL 1120 - Exploring Biology - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Critical Thinking (02)
Introduces non-majors to important biological concepts. This course serves as the prerequisite for Anatomy and Physiology I (BIOL 2201) and Microbiology (BIOL 2205 and 2305). The course emphasizes the molecular level of biology and Darwinian evolution as the unifying theme of biology with emphasis on cell structure and function, cell transport, energy transfers, and genetics. Lab exercises will include the design and conduction of scientific experiments, data analysis, microscopy, cell biology, genetics, and ecology. Students will gain hands-on experience in the safe handling and use of living and preserved organisms as well as laboratory instruments and equipment.
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BIOL 1154 - Biology: From Cell To Organism - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Critical Thinking (02)
Emphasizes the molecular level of biology with emphasis on cell structure and function, cell transport, energy transfers, genetics, technology, and Darwinian evolution. Units include chemistry, cell structure and function, metabolism, genetics, evolution and critical issues. Labs will include several of the following topics: microscopy, spectrophotometry, permanent slide preparation, electrophoresis comparison of plant and animal metabolism, cell reproduction and genetics. Students will gain hands-on experience in the safe handling and use of living and preserved organisms as well as laboratory instruments and equipment. Prereq: Require one year HS chemistry or a college chemistry course.
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Itasca Community College

BIOL 1201 - General Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Critical Thinking (02)
People/Environment (10)
This course is an introduction to the principles of biology intended for science majors. Topics include using the scientific method, cell biology, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, Mendelian and molecular genetics, and evolution. (3 hours lecture/2 hours lab per week) This course meets MTC areas 2, 3 and 10. Prerequisite(s): High school biology or Biol 1101
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Lake Superior College

BIOL 1120 - General Biology 1 - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
An introduction to the field of biology focusing on unifying biological principles, concepts, and theories. Includes the scientific method; life's chemical basis; cell theory; cellular structure, function, metabolism, and reproduction; genetics and inheritance; evolution, and an introduction to community and ecosystem ecology. Lab includes conducting, interpreting, and communicating results of lab exercises and experiments. MTC goal areas: (3) Natural Sciences (Prerequisites: College level reading) (3 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Metropolitan State University

BIOL 111 - General Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
The first semester of the comprehensive first year course in biology. Covers the biochemistry and inner workings of cells, energy metabolism, genetics, cellular physiology, population genetics and evolutionary pattern and process. Laboratory topics include use of the microscope, biochemistry, cell structure and function, genetics, and evolution. Intended for students who are pursuing, or considering, the major in biology or life sciences teaching.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College

BIOL 2200 - Biology 1 Lab/Biology 1 - 0/4 credits
Natural Science (03)
This course examines the major concepts of biology and is designed for students majoring in Biology, Nursing, and other science related fields. You will gain an understanding of the scientific method, basic biochemistry, cell biology, bioenergetics, reproduction, development, genetics, biotechnology and evolution. This course includes two hours of required lab per week, which must be taken on campus.
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College

BIOL 1122 - General Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Critical Thinking (02)
Meets MnTC Goal Areas 2 and 3. This course is an introduction to the structure and function of living systems with an emphasis on cellular and molecular biology. Fundamental concepts include the chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, cell division, metabolism, classical and molecular genetics, and biotechnology. This course includes a laboratory component incorporating experimental design, microscopic work, and cellular and molecular biology techniques. Along with BIOL1123, this course is part of a two-semester sequence of general biology that can be taken in either order.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato

BIOL 105 - General Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Study of biological processes at the suborganismal level including cell chemistry, metabolism, reproduction, genetics, and complex tissue physiology. Laboratory and discussion sessions stress problem solving and experimental design.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College

BIOL 1110 - Principles of Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Investigates fundamental principles of biology with special emphasis on the composition of living things and living systems, the chemistry of living things, natural selection, cell biology, metabolism emphasizing bioenergetics and biosynthesis, the cell cycle, and genetics. Prerequisite: STSK 0090 or evidence of college level reading ability through assessment test or prior college coursework.
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Normandale Community College

BIOL 1501 - Principles of Biology I - 5 credits
Natural Science (03)
This course is designed for students majoring in biology and other science related fields, including the health professions. Students will explore major biological processes occurring at the cellular level, with emphasis on cell structure and function, metabolism, reproduction, development, genetics and gene expression, and evolution. Students will engage in techniques appropriate to the study of biological processes and gain experience in experimental design, data analysis and interpretation, and the communication of results. This course meets a requirement for the Biology (Minnesota State Transfer Pathway) AS-P degree and is a prerequisite for BIOL 1502. It is strongly recommended that students have successfully completed (C or higher) a college level biology lab course, or a high school biology course within the past three years, before enrolling in this course. Lecture 4 hours per week. Lab 3 hours per week.
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North Hennepin Community College

BIOL 1001 - Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
This course focuses on the concepts of biological chemistry, cell structure and function, cellular metabolism, molecular genetics and heredity reproduction and development. The course is intended for allied health majors and others not requiring a majors-level introductory biology. High school algebra and chemistry are recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 0990 or a score of 78 on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab).
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BIOL 1101 - Principles of Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
This is the first course in a two-semester biology sequence. This course introduces students to the concepts of cell structure and function, cellular metabolism, heredity and genetics. This course is intended for students for biological and physical science majors or those planning to enter a professional program. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) Prerequisite:ENGL 0990 or a 78 on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension AND CHEM 1061 or Concurrent Registration with CHEM 1061
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Pine Technical and Community College

BIOL 1250 - General Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Critical Thinking (02)
This course presents students with the organic chemistry of life, cellular organization in plants and animals, diversity of cells from prokaryotic to eukaryotic systems, physics and chemistry of photosynthesis, chromosomal and molecular basis of inheritance, microbiology, genetics of viruses and bacteria, and introduces basic evolutionary processes. The lab component emphasizes lecture content and application of the scientific method.
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Ridgewater College

BIOL 2000 - General Biology I - 5 credits
Natural Science (03)
This course is the first in a two-semester general biology course. This course will include biochemistry, genetics, cytology, evolution, and kingdom surveys of Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, Protista, and Fungi. MnTC Goal: 3, Group A
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Riverland Community College

BIOL 1091 - General Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Critical Thinking (02)
This course is the first semester of a two-semester course sequence in general biology. Topics include: the scientific method, characteristics of life, biological chemistry, cell and membrane structure and function, enzymes, metabolism, mitosis, meiosis, genetics, the structure of DNA, and protein synthesis. This course includes laboratory exercises and experimentation that illustrate core principles covered in the course. Prerequisite: CHEM 1121 or 1201. MnTC (Goals 3/NS and 2/CT); (4 Cr - 3 lect, 1 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College

BIOL 1101 - Elements of Biology - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Natural Science (03)
A one-semester course for non-science majors that blends traditional and contemporary biological concepts for understanding life in today's world. Science and the scientific method, the nature of life, cell structure and function, cell reproduction, genetic inheritance, human genetic analysis, biotechnology, and evolution are covered. Students will evaluate ethical issues of some biological, genetic, and biotechnology applications. This course will serve as an introduction to cellular biology to prepare for further study in biology-related or health-related fields. Lab attendance is mandatory. (Prerequisites: None).
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BIOL 1220 - General Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
People/Environment (10)
This course is one of two introductory courses in biology. It is a cellular-based approach to the foundational principles of biology, and it addresses basic life processes at molecular, cellular, tissue, and organismal levels, principles of evolution, and interactions among organisms. (Prerequisites: None).
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Saint Paul College

BIOL 1740 - Humboldt: General Biology 1: The Living Cell - 5 credits
Natural Science (03)
This course is a study of biological processes including cell chemistry, metabolism, reproduction, genetics, and complex cell physiology. The lab component covers the application of concepts through observation, experimentation, and problem analysis. This course is intended for biology majors and students requiring a strong biological background for selected majors, including nursing and other allied health fields, and interested non-majors. (Prerequisite(s): READ 0722 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate assessment score)(MnTC: Goal 3) 5C/4/1/0
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South Central College

BIOL 100 - Introduction to Biology - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Introduction to Biology familiarizes students with fundamental biological principles and processes occurring within our natural world. This course engages students in the methodology and practice of scientific investigation, and emphasizes molecular and cellular processes, systems of the human body, and human impact on the environment. Discussions of organisms are framed by the sciences of ecology and evolution with a focus on the relationship between biological structure and function. Lecture and a 2 hour lab are included. (Prerequisites: Must have a Next-Generation Accuplacer Reading score of 250 or higher, or Classic Accuplacer Reading score of 78 or higher, or completion of either READ 0090 or EAP 0090 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher, or ACT Reading score of 21 or higher or MCA Reading score of 1047 or higher.) (MNTC 3: Natural Sciences)
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Southwest Minnesota State University

BIOL 100 - Biology in the Modern World - 3 credits
Natural Science (03)
A study of the major themes in biology including the nature of life, genetics, evolution, ecology and biological diversity.
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St. Cloud State University

PESS 349 - Human Physiology - 3 credits
Study of the basic systems of the human body and the mechanisms influencing them. Lecture and lab. Prereq.: 248 or 249. 3 Cr. F, S.
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PESS 249 - Anatomy/Kinesiology - 4 credits

An introduction to gross anatomy and the study of human motion based on anatomical and mechanics principles. All major organs systems are addressed with emphasis placed on musculoskeletal application to exercise and sport. Lecture and lab. 4 Cr. F, S, SUM.
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BIOL 151 - Cell Function and Inheritance - 4 credits

The cellular and genetic basis of life. Current laboratory methods. Lab. Prereq.: Eligiblity for MATH 112, 193 or higher. 4 Cr. F,S, SUM.
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Vermilion Community College

BIOL 1541 - College Biology I - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
This is an integrated introductory course covering the basic principles by which all living organisms operate. Topics include origin of life, natural selection and evolution, the chemical basis of life, cell theory and cell functions, introductory genetics, DNA structure and protein synthesis, and introductory ecology. (A high school chemistry course is recommended as an additional prerequisite.)
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Winona State University

BIOL 241 - Basics of Life - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
One of two introductory courses in the principles of biology. Introduces the basic life processes at the molecular, cellular, tissue, and organismal levels. Lecture and laboratory. Offered each semester. Meets GOAL 3.
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BIOL 118 - Biology for a Changing World with Lab - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
A course that provides an introductory biology experience for non-science majors. A primary focus is deeper understanding of how and why biology is relevant to everyday life. Students may elect to take the course with lab (BIOL 118, 4 SH, lecture completely online with required weekly face-to-face laboratory sessions) or lecture only (BIOL 119, 3 SH, lecture completely online with no required synchronous meetings) but cannot earn credit for both courses. Offered each semester. Meets GOAL 3. Grade only. Offered annually (usually fall semester).
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