Tompkins Cortland Community College

BIOL119 - Botany


This course provides an introduction to plant biology including the structure, function, physiology and development, genetics and evolution, and ecology of plants. Topics include the structure and function of plant cells and tissues; plant physiology and development; plant genetics and evolution; systematics and taxonomy of plants; plant ecology; and the relationship between plants and human welfare. BIOL 119 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100; MATH 090 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Spring semester.