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Learn the science fundamentals you need to advance your career

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.

Basic Science Courses

applied immunology course
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Applied Immunology

Course Number: BIOL-40043

Format: Online

Learn immunology fundamentals and new techniques and applications as they relate to medical diagnostics and biotechnology.

  cell and molecular biology course
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Cell and Molecular Biology

Course Number: BIOL-40234

Format: Online

Gain an overview of modern cellular and molecular biology and its application in biotechnology.

  introduction to biochemistry course
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Introduction to Biochemistry

Course Number: BIOL-40145

Format: Online

Gain an introduction or refresher to biochemistry in this popular undergraduate-level course.

  introduction to genetics and human disease course
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Genetics

Course Number: BIOL-40280

Format: Online

This introductory genetics course explores inherited traits, their variation, and how traits are transmitted between generations.

  human physiology course
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Introduction to Human Physiology

Course Number: BIOL-40151

Format: Online

Examine fundamental concepts of human physiology and how the human body works.

  introduction to molecular biology course
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Introduction to Molecular Biology

Course Number: BIOL-40001

Format: Online

Gain an introduction or refresher to modern molecular biology in this foundational course.

  introductory pharmacology course
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Introductory Pharmacology

Course Number: BIOL-40329

Format: Online

Learn fundamental principles of pharmacology and mechanisms of drug action.

  microbiology course
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Microbiology

Course Number: BIOL-40336

Format: Online

Explore the fundamental concepts and applications of microbiology. *no lab component.

  microbiology with lab course
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Microbiology with Lab

Course Number: BIOL-40335

Format: Online

This undergraduate-level microbiology course includes a laboratory component.

  applied immunology course
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Stem Cell Biology

Course Number: BIOL-40186

Format: Online

Learn the fundamentals of stem cell biology and explore governmental policy and societies’ views on stem cell research.

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