Welcome to Biology 196
Biology 196 does not require a Biology 189 prerequisite. BIOL 196 is now considered the introductory freshman biology course for science majors at CSN and UNLV.
The 189 course is only required for students in allied health programs.
When classes are in session you will find lecture notes, links to syllabi, schedules, the laboratory manual, etc at this website.
Please check the frequently asked questions page (especially if you are trying to get into this class) and make sure you have the appropriate software. If anything requires a password, ask your instructor in class.
- There is no required paper textbook. In its place there is a required online digital textbook. It should read: “Campbell Biology (Mod MasteringBiology Access Card) Edition: 11th”
It must be purchased from the CSN bookstore in person or online. It must be the “Modified Mastering Biology” version.
If you are at all unsure, you can wait until the first week of class to purchase it. There will be no assignments due until after the first week of class.