Concepts
of
Biology (non-majors)
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Course Content

INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY
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Themes and Concepts of Biology
The Process of Science
CHEMISTRY OF LIFE
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02 The Building Blocks of Molecules
Water
Biological Molecules
CELL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
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03 How Cells Are Studied
Comparing Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
Eukaryotic Cells
The Cell Membrane
Passive Transport
Active Transport
HOW CELLS OBTAIN ENERGY
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04 Energy and Metabolism
Glycolysis
Citric Acid Cycle and Oxidative Phosphorylation
Fermentation
Connections to Other Metabolic Pathways
PHOTOSYNTHESIS
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05 Overview of Photosynthesis
The Light-Dependent Reactions of Photosynthesis
The Calvin Cycle
REPRODUCTION AT THE CELLULAR LEVEL
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06 The Genome
The Cell Cycle
Cancer and the Cell Cycle
Prokaryotic Cell Division
THE CELLULAR BASIS OF INHERITANCE
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07 Sexual Reproduction
Meiosis
Meiosis
PATTERNS OF INHERITANCE
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08 Mendel’s Experiments
Laws of Inheritance
Extensions of the Laws of Inheritance
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
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09 The Structure of DNA
DNA Replication
Transcription
Translation
How Genes Are Regulated
BIOTECHNOLOGY
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10 Cloning and Genetic Engineering
Biotechnology in Medicine and Agriculture
Genomics and Proteomics
EVOLUTION AND ITS PROCESSES
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11 Discovering How Populations Change
Mechanisms of Evolution
Evidence of Evolution
Speciation
Common Misconceptions about Evolution
DIVERSITY OF LIFE
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12 Organizing Life on Earth System
Determining Evolutionary Relationships
DIVERSITY OF MICROBES, FUNGI, AND PROTISTS
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13 Prokaryotic Diversity
Eukaryotic Origins
Protists
Fungi
DIVERSITY OF PLANTS
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14 The Plant Kingdom
Seedless Plants
Seed Plants: Gymnosperms
Seed Plants: Angiosperms
DIVERSITY OF ANIMALS
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15 Features of the Animal Kingdom
Sponges and Cnidarians
Flatworms, Nematodes, and Arthropods
Mollusks and Annelids
Echinoderms and Chordates
Vertebrates
THE BODYS SYSTEMS EXAM
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16 Homeostasis and Osmoregulation
Digestive System
Circulatory and Respiratory Systems
Endocrine System
Musculoskeletal System
Nervous System
THE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND DISEASE
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17 Viruses
Innate Immunity
Adaptive Immunity
Disruptions in the Immune System
ANIMAL REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
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18 How Animals Reproduce
Development and Organogenesis
Human Reproduction
POPULATION AND COMMUNITY ECOLOGY
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19 Population Demographics and Dynamics
Population Growth and Regulation
The Human Population
Community Ecology
ECOSYSTEMS AND THE BIOSPHERE
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20 Energy Flow through Ecosystems
Biogeochemical Cycles
Terrestrial Biomes
Aquatic and Marine Biomes
CONSERVATION AND BIODIVERSITY
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21 Importance of Biodiversity
Threats to Biodiversity
Preserving Biodiversity