Students completing this program will gain a fundamental understanding of the biological principles and the properties of life, considering the structure and function of plants and animals, their relationship to various organisms, to each other and the environment they inhabit. Taking an in-depth look at cell biology principles, reproduction, development and growth, students will begin to understand the mechanics of evolution, inheritance, and genetics. Students will learn the various ways for classifying different organisms, animals, and plants, as well as the human body, the characteristics, and distinctions between them as well as the way in which all these organisms contribute to the overall environment. This program also provides an overview of the anatomical structures and physiology of the human body. In addition, the program discusses selected major pathologies, including disease definitions and causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and possible treatments.
Course Code: DESU-A-BIO
Average Length: 6 months