Human Biology I
Description: This course is the first in a two part series covering a general study of human body, emphasizing basic concepts of human biology suitable for health science majors and as an elective for non-science majors. Concepts to be covered in this first part include: humans in the world of biology, cell and its chemistry, body organization and homeostasis, development through life emphasizing on mental disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomes and cell division, stem cells, genetics and human inheritance, DNA and biotechnology, cancer, humans and their environment including their populations, limited resources, and pollution.
Registration for this course includes lecture (BIO241) and lab (BIO241L).
Highly Recommended Prerequisite: General Biology II (BIO116 and BIO116L) or equivalent
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].