Official course description: This course is typically offered in Fall and Spring. This course, with Biology 2112 (0102), makes up the introductory series for Biology majors. Both courses must be completed with a grade of C or better before students will be allowed to take the second level of required courses in the Biology curriculum, Biology 2296 (2203, 0203) and 3096 (W204). Biology 1111 (0101) is designed to be taken in the spring of the students’ freshman year. This semester covers evolutionary principles, an introduction to ecology, and anatomy and physiology of plants and animals with an emphasis on vertebrate systems. Concepts and facts discussed in lecture will be closely integrated with laboratory observation and experimentation. NOTE: This is part of the introductory series for Biology majors. There are weekly laboratories that emphasize hands-on experience with living material. Students must pass this course with a C or better to take upper level Biology courses.