Fall 2021 - BISC 113 C100
Biology in Everyday Life (3)
Class Number: 1466
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Oct 20, 2021
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Dec 12, 2021
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Prerequisites:Recommended: Students with a C or better in Biology 12, who are considering a BISC major, are encouraged to proceed directly to BISC 101 and 102.
Emphasizes the biology relevant to everyday life and the methods by which biologists address scientific questions. Topics covered include evolution; human inheritance, reproduction, and development; nutrition, activity, wellness and cancer; agriculture and genetic engineering; and biodiversity and human affairs. Students with credit for HSCI 100, BISC 101, 102, or succeeding Biology courses, may not take BISC 113 for further credit. Breadth-Science.
- Weekly Quizzes 15%
- Assignment 1 10%
- Midterm Exam 20%
- Assignment 2 10%
- Project 15%
- Final Exam 30%
Bozzone DM, Green DS. 2014. Biology for the informed citizen with physiology. Oxford University Press.
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