A broad overview of the biological sciences for non-majors including, but not limited to, scientific methodology, components of the cell, taxonomy, basic biochemistry, fundamental principles of genetics, environmental science, and biotechnology. Three lecture hours and one two-hour lab are held each week. Special emphasis will be placed on areas fulfilling GACE II standards for early childhood science education. In addition to regular tuition, a laboratory fee of $35 will be charged. Prerequisite: None.