General Biology

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / General Biology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID40002652

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 142
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
VASIKOS KYKLOSElective Courses215

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The beginning of life-Chemistry of life (proteins, enzymes, DNA)- Methods in cell examination-The cell and the cell organelles-Proteinosynthesis and genetic code-From the cell to the organism (cell reproduction, mitosis, meiosis) -Tissues and organs-Mechanisms of heredity-Biotehnology in health, agriculture, cattle-raising, environment, industry.
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Lectures are presented by Films, Power point presentations and CDs with self assesement tests, electronic communication with students.
Course Organization
Written assigments
Films observation
Student Assessment
Written examination on course material (100% of the final grade). Examination with answers on questions of knowledge.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Εισαγωγή στη Βιολογία, από Κ. Καστρίτση, Β. Δημητριάδη και Α. Σιβροπούλου. Εκδόσεις Αφοι Κυριακίδη α.ε. 2. Γενικές Αρρχες Βιολογίας, από Δ. Μαθιόπουλο. Εκδόσεις ΤΥΠΩΘΗΤΩ-Γ. Δαρδανός
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