BIOS S-1B Introduction to Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

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7-week session | CRN 33927

This course covers anatomy and physiology, as well as the origin of life and principles of evolution. Laboratory sections scheduled throughout the series allow students to reinforce concepts covered in lecture. BIOS S-1b is part of an introductory biology series (BIOS S-1a and BIOS S-1b) that fulfills the medical school admission requirement of two semesters of biology.

Course information
Class meetings

On campus
Mondays, Wednesdays, 8:30-11:30 am
Science Center Hall C

Required labs Wednesdays, 1-4 pm. Required sections Mondays, time to be arranged.

Start date

Monday, June 19


4 credits

Course tuition


Enrollment status

  • Limited to 300 students
    Registration Closed
  • Prerequisites

    High school biology, chemistry, and algebra.


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    Cristina L. Walcher-Chevillet, PhD.

    Preceptor in Organsimic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

    Casey J. Roehrig, PhD.

    Project Lead, HarvardX

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