2019-2020 students can use either of the 3 textbooks, above: 1) BJU Biology (Christian), 2) OpenStax Concepts of Biology (secular), or 3) OpenStax Biology (college level). They can all be purchased 'used', and the OpenStax books are also available as free downloads.
Tips for success
Skim the reading assignment before class. Underline key words and/or use a highlighter.
Participate in class discussion.
Take notes during the lecture.
Take notes and draw sketches during the lab. You will need these to do your lab report later.
Go home and read the chapter a second time. Underline and highlight and make notes in the margins.
Watch the lecture video and homework videos before doing the homework.