Principles of cellular, organismal and population biology with primary representation relating to the human organism. Includes study of cells, tissues, and mammalian organ systems. This introductory biology course with lab online is based on the major conceptual principles underlying all of biology, with emphasis on human cellular life, inheritance, evolution, ecology and behavior.
Note: Prior coursework in basic algebra is strongly recommended.
Credits: 4 semester units (3 Lecture/1 Lab)
Course capacity: 30 students
Course length: 16 weeks
Course cost: The costs of the course and lab kit are handled by BHMT. Any replacement lab kits should be coordinated with the school and are at your own expense (estimated cost $546). The electronic textbook is provided as part of the course cost. A hardcopy textbook is available for purchase at your own expense (estimated cost $190). You are also responsible for the digital video camera equipment needed for this course (estimated cost $50+). Note: The instructor recommends Logitech QuickCam 500 or QuickCam Communicate MP available at many computer stores or online.
BHMT participants are responsible for making sure selected course(s) will transfer to the accepting institution.
WARNING: If you are already enrolled in a Lab Science class, you will not be able to enroll in additional Lab Science courses.
PLEASE NOTE: BHMT will use your available KP tuition reimbursement funds for eligible tuition, fees and materials expenses. If available tuition reimbursement funds are not sufficient to cover expenses, BHMT will cover the remainder at no cost to you.
Highly Recommended: the Principles of Biology Practice Course
Note: If you have registration questions or technical issues please email Elizabeth Rosales, CSUSM Program Services.
For questions or help accessing the practice course contact Elizabeth Rosales, CSUSM Program Services.