General Biology II
Description: This course is the second in a two part series covering a general study of life processes, emphasizing basic concepts of biology suitable as a general education elective for non-science majors. Concepts to be covered in this second part include: cellular division: mitosis vs. meiosis, basic genetics: chromosomes, replication and inheritance patterns, protein synthesis and the molecular functioning of cells, molecular biological techniques and their application to modern biological problems, comparative anatomy and physiology of animal organ systems, natural selection, evolution and speciation, diversity of Life, organisms and their environment; ecology and animal behavior.
Registration for this course includes lecture (BIO116) and lab (BIO116L).
Upcoming General Biology II Course Offerings:
Feb 3, 2018 - Feb 28, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)
Jun 2, 2018 - Jun 27, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)
Prerequisites: please contact the Office of Admissions for information regarding prerequisite requirements for this course.
Course Format: All Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weeks. Most classes and laboratories are offered on either Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday in addition to some weekday offerings. All courses repeat regularly, giving many opportunities to complete the course(s) you want.