Whether you are looking to break into the field or simply understand it better, this suite of science courses will give you the fundamental knowledge you need.
Extension’s basic science courses will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to meet your goals. Explore courses in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, and more. Our online courses are comprehensive, yet flexible, to meet the needs of busy professionals.
Course Number: CHEM-40004
Learn the principles of analytical chemistry and explore a wide range of common techniques and methods used in modern analytical laboratories.
Course Number: BIOL-40043
Learn immunology fundamentals and new techniques and applications as they relate to medical diagnostics and biotechnology.
Course Number: BIOL-40357
Gain an introduction or refresher to biochemistry in this popular undergraduate-level course.
Course Number: BIOL-40049
Gain a refresher or introduction in the applications of statistical thinking and methods.
Course Number: BIOL-40358
Gain an overview of modern cellular and molecular biology and its application in biotechnology.
Course Number: CHEM-40005
Discover how clinical chemists identify and quantify a variety of analytes in blood and bodily fluids using analytical techniques.
Course Number: BIOL-40360
Learn the principles and applications of biology in this undergraduate level course.
Course Number: BIOL-40348
Learn the principles and applications of biology in this undergraduate level course. Lab is included.
Course Number: BIOL- 40338
This introductory genetics course explores inherited traits, their variation, and how traits are transmitted between generations.
Course Number: BIOL-40359
Gain introductory, inter-disciplinary training that strengthens an understanding of the field of genetic counseling as a healthcare profession.
Course Number: BIOL-40366
Learn fundamental principles of body structure at the cellular, tissue, organ, and system levels of organization.
Course Number: PSYC-40029
Get an introduction to the major theories, models, and research related to human development throughout all stages of the lifespan from birth to death.
Course Number: BIOL-40352
Examine fundamental concepts of human physiology and how the human body works.
Course Number: BIOL-40001
Gain an introduction or refresher to modern molecular biology in this foundational course.
Course Number: BIOL-40329
Learn fundamental principles of pharmacology and mechanisms of drug action.
Course Number: PSYC-40028
Gain an introduction or refresher to psychology in this undergraduate-level course.
Course Number: BIOL-40336
Explore the fundamental concepts and applications of microbiology. *no lab component.
Course Number: BIOL-40335
This undergraduate-level microbiology course includes a laboratory component.
Course Number: BIOL-40186
Learn the fundamentals of stem cell biology and explore governmental policy and societies’ views on stem cell research.
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