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If you want to learn the history of life in 17 weeks and find out about of some of the millions of other species you share the planet with (like the “Treehopper” in the photo), take Prof. Brad Balukjian’s “Biology of the Living World” (BIOL 29) this Fall. The only prereqs include loving the outside, enjoying nature, and participating in field trips!  This non-major Science class satisfies the Life Science requirement for transfer to CSU’s, Biological Sciences for General Ed for UC’s, and Natural Sciences requirement for AA/AS degrees.

Dr. Balukjian, who promises an active learning environment with “no boring lectures,” is an entomologist (which means he studies bugs)! For questions, contact him at