Biology

Note: All tuition rates listed on the Summer Term 2019 website are pending approval.

College of Arts & Sciences

Biology 1

CAS BI 107

For students who plan to major in the natural sciences or environmental science, and for premedical students. Required for biology majors. No prerequisite. High school biology is assumed. The evolution and diversity of life; principles of ecology; behavioral biology. Students must register for two sections: lecture and laboratory. Carries natural science divisional credit (with lab) in CAS. This course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Scientific Inquiry I, Quantitative Reasoning I, Critical Thinking, Research and Information Literacy. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800; lab fee: $200; total charge: $3000

Summer 2 (July 2-August 8)

Kari Lavalli

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Biology 2

CAS BI 108

For students planning to major in the natural sciences and for premedical students. Required for biology majors. It is strongly recommended students complete CAS CH 101 (or equivalent) before this course. High school biology is assumed. Cell and molecular biology, Mendelian & molecular genetics, physiology, and neurobiology. Students must register for two sections: lecture and laboratory. Carries natural science divisional credit (with lab) in CAS. This course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Scientific Inquiry II, Quantitative Reasoning II, Critical Thinking, Teamwork/Collaboration. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800; lab fee: $200; total charge: $3000

Summer 2 (July 1-August 8)

Dean Tolan

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Human Infectious Diseases: AIDS to Tuberculosis

CAS BI 114

A study of the world's major human diseases, their causes, effects on history, pathology, and cures. Principles of immunology. Emphasis on present maladies such as AIDS, herpes, cancer, mononucleosis, tuberculosis, influenza, and hepatitis. This course is appropriate for non-majors and students in the health and paramedical sciences (Sargent College). Students must register for two sections: lecture and laboratory. Carries natural science divisional credit (with lab) in CAS. Not for Biology major or minor credit. This course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area(s): Scientific Inquiry I, Quantitative Reasoning II, Critical Thinking. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800; lab fee: $200; total charge: $3000

Summer 2 (July 1-August 8)

Leslie Blair

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