In observance of Cesar Chavez Day, UC Scout will be closed on Friday, March 31, 2023. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, April 3, 2023.
It’s alive! Biology is the study of living organisms and the natural world. In this class, you’ll learn about the processes and chemistry that give life to the world while exploring topics ranging from DNA to evolution, reproduction to taxonomy. Interactive exercises and web labs will help you improve your analytical skills while introducing you to new scientific and algebraic concepts.
RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITE: None
Basic and On Demand are always open for registration.
Plus courses are created upon request.
Unit 1: Introduction to Biology
- Studying Biology
- Chemistry of Living Things
Unit 2: The Cell
- Cell Theory and Organization
- Membranes and Transport
- Cell Division
- Cell Energetics
- Catabolic Pathways
Unit 3: Genetics
- Genomes and Sexual Reproduction
- Inheritance, Genes and Chromosomes
Unit 4: Evolution, Taxonomy and Microorganisms
- Darwin and Evolution
- Origins of the Species
- Taxonomy and Classification
Unit 5: Plant Biology and the Fungi
- Fungi and Plant Evolution
- Plant Structure and Nutrition
- Plant Reproduction, Development and Control
Unit 6: Animal Biology
- Introduction to Animals
- Animal Systems I
- Animal Systems II
- Animal Systems III
Unit 7: Environmental Biology
- Ecology and Conservation