This class is no longer offered as of Winter 2019.
This course introduces plant biology as a field of study and covers major topics, including: plant biochemistry, plant structure and function, plant growth, nutrition and regulation, genetically modified plants (GMO's), economic botany, plant evolution and classification of the major divisions focusing on flowering plants. The laboratory component emphasizes and compliments the lectures while focusing on plant cells, structure and function, photosynthesis, flowers, fruits and seeds, and growth and development through a typical plant life cycle. The title of this course was previously Botany.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; high school biology or BIO 101, minimum grade "C"