In a world where cancer is the leading cause of death and infectious disease is an ongoing epidemic in multiple countries, we need to be aware of how our bodies function and what makes them dysfunction. We need to learn healthy practices so that we can take any precautions necessary in order to take care of our bodies.
This summer, BIOL 106: The Human Organism will help introduce non-science students to science and its methods. Some of this course’s topics include genes and DNA, cells and cancer, immune system and HIV, metabolism and nutrition, muscles and exercise, nervous system and drugs.
BIOL 106 is a 6-week course offered in Summer Session II, and it fulfills the Science non-lab GEP.