Where have you experienced biology today? Journey through the science of life using the lens of your daily life. This specialization bridges the gap between traditional biology classes and the practical biology knowledge needed in the real world. Content includes subjects typically covered in introductory biology classes like ecology and genetics as well as unique interdisciplinary topics such as the relationship between the arts and biology.

By completing this specialization, you will be able to:

  • Apply concepts such as cell biology, conservation, and genetics to your daily life
  • Relate parts of your daily experiences to biology
  • Identify and explain current biological issues in today’s society
  • Relate the study of biology to other fields, such as business, art, and chemistry


  • Biology Everywhere Foundations
  • The Little Stuff: Energy, Cells, and Genetics
  • The Big Stuff: Evolution and Ecology
  • Specialty Topics: Biology Across Disciplines

Learners who complete this specialization are eligible to receive 3 graduate credits from the University of Colorado Boulder.

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