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BIOL 121 122 (Web-Oriented Course)

Genetics, Evolution and Ecology

Principles of storage and transmission of genetic variation; origin and evolution of species and their ecological interactions. Credit will be granted for only one of BIOL 121 or BIOL 344.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (Sep 08, 2020 to Dec 03, 2020)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): September 21, 2020

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 21, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 30, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Tue Thu9:3011:00

Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:25
Currently Registered:225
General Seats Remaining:25
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  BIOL 121 uses a staggered seat release where about 1/3 of the seats per section per day will be released during the week of 1st-year registration. A few seats in each section will also be released during the week of 2nd- year registration. If you have AP or IB credit for BIOL 121 and wish to register for the course please email If you want to purchase a new text for BIOL 121, there are two options. 1) A print version of Biological Science, Custom Edition for UBC Freeman with Modified Mastering Biology with Pearson eText available from the UBC bookstore or 2) A digital text WITH access to Mastering Biology available directly from Pearson.
-  BIOL 121 is offered in TERM 1, TERM 2 and summer session. 1st year Biology labs are a separate course (BIOL 140) and are listed separately. For more information about Biology courses see

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Etext + Ac : Biological Science 3/Cdn Ed W/ Modified Mastering Biology Required FREEMAN / CEI / 204 9780136844976