At Niagara County Community College, General Biology I (BIO 109) is a required component of many degree and certificate programs. Additionally, this course serves as a prerequisite option for many Nursing and Allied Health programs at the College. Use the study tools below to help you earn the best possible grade!
BIO 109 – General Biology I
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.
This course represents the first semester of a two‑semester study of topics in General Biology. Initial emphasis is placed on the chemistry of living organisms. This knowledge is applied to the second major area of study, the cell. General histology, molecular genetics, energy utilization, protein synthesis, cell structure, and general cellular metabolism will be discussed.
Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
Co-Requisites: BIO 109L
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Natural Sciences (NS)