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Summer 2018 Online Courses

Meet degree requirements from anywhere with our online courses!

Students study for online courses at the University of Minnesota

Interested in getting University of Minnesota credit without coming to campus? The College of Biological Sciences offers online courses that give you maximum flexibility and are just as engaging and rigorous. Learn more about some of our online course offerings.

  • Biochemistry

    Biochemistry 3021

    with Profs. Nicole Schaub and Robert Roon (3 credits, online, June 11-August 3, 2018)

    This course explores the fundamentals of biochemistry. Topics covered: the structure and function of proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and carbohydrates; Metabolism/regulation of metabolism; Quantitative treatments of chemical equilibria, enzyme catalysis, and bioenergetics; Chemical basis of genetic information flow. How to register / More information

  • Cell Biology

    Biology 4004

    (3 credits, online, June 11-August 3, 2018)

    Biology 4004 focuses on processes that are fundamental to cells, including the assembly, function of membranes and organelles, as well as cell division, cell form and movement, intercellular communication, transport, secretion pathways. How to register / More information

  • Ecology and Society

    EEB 3001

    (3 credits, online, June 11-August 3, 2018)

    This course covers basic concepts in ecology including the organization, development and function of ecosystems, as well as population growth and regulation. How to register / More information

  • General Biology (lab included)

    Biology 1009

    with Prof. Charles Willis (4 credits, online, June 11 - August 3, 2018)

    This course digs into major concepts of modern biology including the molecular structure of living things, energy recruitment and flow of genetic information through organisms. This course includes a lab. How to register / More information

  • Genetics

    Biology 4003

    (3 credits, online, June 11-August 3, 2018)

    Students in Biology 4003 will learn about genetic information, its transmission from parents to offspring, its expression in cells and organisms, and its course in populations. How to register / More information


Not at University of Minnesota student? No problem!
Check out One-Stop's non-degree student guide for more information on how to register.