Biology is part
of all of our lives: as humans and as citizens
and voters. Many of the issues we deal with each
day, such as health, genetic counseling, energy
alternatives, and land use, deal with biology.
In this course you will learn basic principles
of biology and to objectively apply them to your
decisions on health and medicine, nutrition, and
the environment. In addition to learning how science
is done, the lab requirement is designed to help
you learn to collect data and apply that information
Belk, C. and V. Borden Maier.
Biology: Science for Life, with Physiology,
6th ed. San Francisco: Pearson,
The course will be online with assignments to complete each week at your own pace.