Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Bi 208 Biology for Allied Health: Evolution and Diversity of Life

Three-term preparatory biology lecture and integrated lab course for students preparing for allied health career tracks. Bi 207: Cell, Molecular and Genetics: topics include cell structure and function, molecular basis of life, cellular basis of reproduction, heredity and genetics. Bi 208: Evolution and Diversity of Life: topics include origin and evolution of diversity of life from viruses and microbes to vertebrates; animal behavior, organismal interactions. Bi 209: Anatomy and Physiology Systems: topics include skeletal, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, nervous, immunological, reproductive systems; organization, development, and homeostasis in animals. Integrated lab exercises emphasize the process of scientific inquiry using critical thinking and communication skills. This is the second course in a sequence of three: Bi 207, Bi 208, and Bi 209.




Bi 208L
  • Up one level
  • 200