Life Science Foundations is an introductory course in life sciences, designed for the non-native English speaking student. This course will address the life sciences benchmark 3 EALRs. It deals with a broad range of topics including cell biology, biochemistry, current biological issues, genetics, reproduction, evolution, taxonomy and ecology. This course includes lecture, lab (including dissections), field activities and discussion activities and requires the use of various types of lab equipment. Students are expected to master the knowledge and skills of the Life Sciences.