Introduction to Biology
Full course description
The Introduction into Biology course offers you a comprehensive view of man as a biological species. This course begins with an introduction to key concepts in biology, from molecular and cellular features to the concept of evolution, including genetics and physiology. The six main topics will be: chemistry and molecules of life; the living cell; genetics; evolution and diversity; structure and function of tissues and organ systems; and human nutrition and digestion.
- To gain more insight in the basic human biology concepts.
- To gain more insight in the structure and functions of tissues and organ systems.
- To increase appreciation and knowledge of the science of life.
- To understand the basis concepts of evolution and its mechanisms.
- To provide students with sound basic knowledge required to enter more detailed courses in life sciences
Students with highschool level biology background are advised to contact the coordinator prior to registering for this course.
Simon. Campbell essential biology with physiology / Eric J. Simon, Jean L. Dickey, Jane B. Reece. - 5th edition. - Boston : Pearson, 2015. - ISBN 978-0-321-96767-1