551-0106-00L Fundamentals of Biology IB
|Semester||Spring Semester 2020|
|Lecturers||A. Wutz, J. Alexander, O. Y. Martin, E. B. Truernit, S. Wielgoss, S. C. Zeeman|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||German|
|551-0106-00 G||Grundlagen der Biologie IB||5 hrs||A. Wutz, J. Alexander, O. Y. Martin, E. B. Truernit, S. Wielgoss, S. C. Zeeman|
|Abstract||This course is an introduction into the basic principles of evolution, diversity, animal/plant form and function, and ecology.|
|Objective||Introduction into aspects of modern biology and fundamental biological concepts.|
|Content||The course is divided into distinct chapters|
1. Mechanisms of evolution.
2. The evolutionary history of biological diversity (bacteria and archea, protists, plants and animals).
3. Plant form and function (growth and development, nutrient and resource acquisition, reproduction and environmental responses).
4. Animal form and function (nutrition, immune system, hormones, reproduction, nervous system and behaviour).
5. Ecology (population ecology, community ecology, ecosystems and conservation ecology).
|Lecture notes||No script|
|Literature||This course is based on the textbook 'Biology' (Campbell, Reece, 9th edition). The structure of the course follows that of the book. It is recommended to purchase the English version.|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Part of the contents of the book need to be learned through independent study.|
|Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)|
|Performance assessment as a semester course|
|In examination block for||Bachelor's Degree Programme in Biology 2013; Version 10.03.2020 (Examination Block)|
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Health Sciences and Technology 2013; Version 23.05.2017 (First Year Examinations)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Interdisciplinary Sciences 2010; Version 27.03.2018 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Pharmaceutical Sciences 2013; Version 30.06.2020 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Programme in Health Sciences and Technology 2013; Version 27.05.2015 (First Year Examinations)
|ECTS credits||5 credits|
|Examiners||A. Wutz, J. Alexander, O. Y. Martin, E. B. Truernit, S. Wielgoss, S. C. Zeeman|
|Language of examination||German|
|Repetition||The performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.|
|Mode of examination||written 150 minutes|
|Additional information on mode of examination||Die Prüfungsfragen können in Deutsch, Französisch, Italienisch und Englisch beantwortet werden.|
|Written aids||Einfacher Taschenrechner|
|If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.|
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.
|Main link||Moodle-Kurs / Moodle course|
|Only public learning materials are listed.|
|No information on groups available.|
|There are no additional restrictions for the registration.|