Principles of Biology I


Welcome to Biology 101!

This course is a survey of eukaryotic organisms, their evolution and ecology. You will have a thorough exposure to plant and animal anatomy and physiology, and will utilize animal dissection in the lab. You will be expected to complete a scientific project and the presentation of results as a written scientific paper.

This course is for biology majors. The prerequisites for this class is Chem 4 (or concurrent enrollment in Chem 1A).


Office hours: Mon thru Thur 7:30-8:00 am in LS-105

Mon and Wed 1:45-2:15 NATS 110






Principles of Biology, Nature Education.

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Required Lab text:

Vodopich & Moore. Biology Laboratory Manual. 9th ed.


Recommended materials:

- Campbell Biology. 10th ed. Reece, J. et al.

- Electronic device

- Dissecting equipment, gloves, colored pencils


El Camino

Natural Sciences Division



Schedule Sec 1151

Schedule Sec 1152