This academic program explores the interactions of living systems with one another and with their environment. In Biology 30, the emphasis is on adaptation and change. The four topics covered are: Systems Regulating Change in Human Organisms, Reproduction and Development, Cells, Chromosomes and DNA and Change in Populations and Communities. Prerequisite: Biology 20: 50%. Students without the prerequisite must withdraw from class with no refund if they are under 20 years of age as of September 1 of the current school year.Students must write a diploma exam to complete this course. Diploma exams are offered in January, April, June, August or November. Alberta Education charges $26.25 to rewrite a diploma exam and the fee is payable directly to them. Students considered to be rewriting an exam are those that have written the exam for this course in the last 2 years.