General Biology: Organismal Biology and Evolution

Section 13003

  • Note: Register for one lecture, one lab and the quiz section. The course carries GE credit but it is intended for a specific group of students rather than a general student audience. It is part of the curriculum for majors and pre-professional students. For permission to enroll, please visit dornsife.usc.edu/bisc/d-clearance-and-wait-list-information/ to obtain d-clearance. Lecture section 13003 is for BISC and QBIO majors only.
  • Session Dates (session code 001)
    First day of classes:
    Monday, August 26, 2019
    Last day to add:
    Friday, September 13, 2019
    Last day to drop without a mark of "W" and receive a refund:
    Friday, September 13, 2019
    Last day to withdraw without a “W” on transcript or change pass/no pass to letter grade:
    Friday, October 11, 2019
    Last day to drop with a mark of "W":
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    End of session:
    Wednesday, December 18, 2019


  • Book List Prices and book list are subject to change.
    • Pechenik. A Short Guide to Writing about Biology. (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780133970159
      eBook: $36.75
    • Urry. Campbell Biology (w/out MasteringBiology Access). (Required)
      ISBN: 9780134093413
      New: $293.25
      Used: $220.00
      Rental: $161.29 (New), $134.90 (Used)
    • Adams. Van De Graaff's Photographic Atlas/Biology Lab (Loose Pgs). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9781617317651
      New: $58.75
      Used: $44.25
    • Urry. Campbell Biology. (Required)
      ISBN: 9780134505589
      eBook: $73.50
    • Pechenik. Short Guide to Writing about Biology (w/out Access Code). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780321984258
      New: $82.75
      Used: $62.25
      Rental: $66.20 (New), $38.07 (Used)
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