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Biology 2

College Science Prerequisites, Course Description and Textbooks

Biology 2 (BIO102) - Prerequisites

High School Diploma or equivalent, and Biology 1 or equivalent.

Biology 2 (BIO102) - Course Description

Biology 2 requires four weekends to complete. The accelerated biology classes are held on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30am to 6:30pm.
(4 Semester Units, includes lab*)

The weekend Biology 2 course continues with a comprehensive examination of the human organism. It focuses on histology, anatomy, and physiology of the major organ systems found in the human body. Nutrition and evolution are also discussed in this accelerated college biology class. Students gain a basic understanding of the structure and function of the human body on a variety of levels of organization.

*If the college or university to which the student intends to transfer Integrated Science Program (ISP) courses requires 5 instead of 4 semester units per portion of a course (either 1 or 2), we offer 1 semester unit independent study courses for each formal course which provide empirically-based studies that enhance, deepen, and further integrate knowledge of the subject by developing different problem-solving skills and conceptual organization than those fostered in formal classroom and laboratory learning.

Biology 2 - Textbook

Starr, C., Taggart, R., Evers, C. and Starr, L. (2008). Biology:
the unit and diversity of life. 12th. ed. Florence, KY:
Thomson/ Brooks Cole.
(ISBN-10: 0495557927)

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The Integrated Science Program (ISP) is offered in two locations:
Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay Area.
Los Angeles classes are held at:
Southern California University of Health Sciences
16200 E. Amber Valley Dr.
Whittier, CA 90604
Directions to ISP - Los Angeles - Whittier Campus

San Francisco Bay Area classes are held at:
The Hayward Adult School
22100 Princeton Street
Hayward, CA 94541
Directions to ISP - San Francisco Bay Area - Hayward Campus

ISP Phone: 1-877-477-7242
ISP FAX: 1-877-203-5588

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