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Academic Catalog 2017-2018
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
   
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

LAMS240 Biological Form and Function 3 cr.


An examination of the importance of shape, or form, to biological function. Students explore selected examples at several levels of organization (molecule, cell, individual, community) in a variety of organisms (viruses, bacteria, plants, fungi, invertebrate and vertebrate animals, embryos and mature forms). The course teaches fundamental concepts of biology and prepares students to compare biological and artistic form and function.

Prerequisites: FRSM100

Lecture/Seminar
Culturally Diverse Content
All College Elective