411 | MA-BIOLO1

Biology for Non-Majors I

Introduction to chemical foundations, cell structure, photosynthesis, genetics & evolution.

Biology for Non-Majors I introduces students to the basics of the scientific process, the chemical foundations of life, cell structure and function, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics and inheritance, and evolution.

Curriculum & Learning Outcomes

Course content and outcomes include:

  • Course Overview
  • Module 1: Introduction to Biology
  • Module 2: Chemistry of Life
  • Module 3: Important Biological Macromolecules
  • Module 4: Equations and Inequalities
  • Module 5: Cell Membranes
  • Module 6: Metabolic Pathways
  • Module 7: Cell Division
  • Module 8: DNA Structure and Replication
  • Module 9: DNA Transcription and Translation
  • Module 10: Gene Expression
  • Module 11: Trait Inheritance
  • Module 12: Theory of Evolution
  • Module 13: Modern Biology

The content, assignments, assessments and exams have been designed to achieve the course learning outcomes.

This course has been provided by Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution.

Admission Requirements

This course is open to all Integrated Master’s Degree students.

Degree Credits

By completing this course students will earn 5 ECTS study credits which can be applied towards the Integrated M.A. Degree.

Accreditations & Certificates

A course certificate of attendance will be provided.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Contact us for a detailed overview of the course tuition including potential credits, financial aid and sponsorship options.

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Course Includes

  • 14 Lessons
  • Course Certificate