BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Science of Biology



$ 366.00

Instructor: David Lee Kooyman PhD
Credits: 2.00

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General biology course designed for biological science majors, emphasizing the scientific method, cell theory, biochemical unity, the central dogma, bioenergetics, reproduction, and evolutionary theory.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: The Art of Asking Questions
Lesson 2: Predicting and Probability
Lesson 3: Life Is Compartmentalized
Lesson 4: Lipids and Membranes
Lesson 5: Monomers and Polymers
Lesson 6: Central Dogma
Lesson 7: DNA Replication
Lesson 8: Transcription and Translation
Lesson 9: DNA Mutation and Repair
Lesson 10: Bioenergetics
Lesson 11: Glycolysis and Krebs Cycle
Lesson 12: Chemiosmosis
Lesson 13: Fermentation
Lesson 14: Photosynthesis
Lesson 15: Cell Cycle and Mitosis
Lesson 16: Meiosis
Lesson 17: Mendelian Genetics
Lesson 18: Complex Inheritance
Lesson 19: Null Hypothesis, Linear Regression; Cause Versus Correlation
Lesson 20: Chi Square
Lesson 21: LDS Perspective on Evolution
Lesson 22: Evolution
Lesson 23: Population Genetics

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.

   No Materials required for this course!