Jul 05, 2022  
2021 Summer Session Catalogue 
2021 Summer Session Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 102* - General Biology II

Instructor: Dr. Eileen Hinks
Location: Maury-Brooke 203 (lecture) & Maury-Brooke 314 (lab)
Date/Time: Monday-Friday 9:45-11:45 a.m. Lab Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 2:40-5:40 p.m.
Credit Hours: 4

Lecture material will derive from the concepts presented in the text.  BI 102 will focus upon evolutionary principles including selection, speciation, phylogeny, and homology; ecological principles including population and community dynamics, niche theory, competition, trophic levels and symbiosis; and the structure and functioning of specific organ systems. Laboratory topics will complement lecture material as well as include use of the scientific method activities as a means of reinforcing lecture material and preparing for an original research project to be conducted at the end of the semester.  The delivery platform used in this course to support students placed in isolation/quarantine during VMI Summer Session will be Zoom. Note: Textbook: Biology Unity & Diversity of Life (w/out access code) Starr, ISBN:9781337408332. Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life 15th Taggart, ISBN:  9781337670319