General Biology II

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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 in-classroom or hybrid course offerings include lecture (BIO116) and lab (BIO116L).

Upcoming In-Classroom Course Offerings (Lecture and Lab):
Feb 2, 2019 - Feb 27, 2019 (Saturday/Sunday)
Mar 28, 2019 - Apr 24, 2019 (Thursday/Friday)
Mar 30, 2019 - May 1, 2019 (Saturday/Sunday)
Jun 1, 2019 - Jun 26, 2019 (Saturday/Sunday)
Jul 27, 2019 - Aug 21, 2019 (Saturday/Sunday)

Upcoming Hybrid Course Offerings (Lecture Online with 4-day Intensive In-Classroom Lab):
Mar 28, 2019 - Apr 24, 2019 (in-classroom lab MTW 4/15 through 4/17 (8am-5pm), Thursday 4/18 (8am-10:30am))
Jul 25, 2019 - Aug 21, 2019 (in-classroom lab MTW 8/12 through 8/14 (8am-5pm), Thursday 8/15 (8am-10:30am))

Upcoming 100% Online Course Offerings (Lecture Only):
Mar 28, 2019 - Apr 24, 2019
Jul 25, 2019 - Aug 21, 2019

Prerequisites: General Biology I
Course Format: Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weeks. Classes and laboratories are offered in many formats such as daytime, nights, weekends, in-classroom, hybrid (classroom and online), and 100% online. All courses repeat regularly, giving many opportunities to complete the course(s) you need.

Classes fill quickly, so please do not wait to apply. Students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. All courses are listed in SCU publications and the application regardless of the current number of registrants. Registration is not confirmed until an email is sent. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please confirm registration by emailing [email protected].

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