Biology 2 (BIO 102+L)


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

Course Description

Biology 2 is the continuation of a thorough introduction to contemporary biology. Starting with the foundation laid in Biology 1, this course examines comparative anatomy and physiology of fungi, plants, and animals within the framework of major unifying biological concepts. The evolutionary and ecological relationships between diverse organisms is explored. Laboratory activities revolve around microscopy, dissection, and physiological experimentation that reinforce lecture material.

This course is offered for either 4 credits or 5 credits. Please contact the school(s) to which you are planning to transfer your credits to confirm how many will be required for your program. You must notify ISP of the number of credits you will be earning before your class begins so we can plan your coursework accordingly. Note that this course includes 1 unit of laboratory work.

$100 credit for Textbook

Reece JB, Urry LA, Cain ML, Wasserman SA, Minorsky PV, Jackson RB. Campbell Biology. 10th Edition. San Francisco, CA: Pearson Benjamin Cummings; 2013. (ISBN-10: 0-321-775-651)

You may acquire the book from any outlet you prefer. However, for your convenience, an option is provided below:

Campbell Biology. 10th Edition


New ISP registrants entering this Level 2 course are eligible for a $100 credit for the purchase of textbooks. For more information, please refer to our Textbook Policy.

Students who attended the Biology Level 1 at ISP will be happy to know that the same textbook is used in this class, so they don’t have to invest in additional materials.

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