Introduces major biological principles and processes. Topics are chosen from all areas of biology, including ecology, physiology, and cell biology. Prerequisite: None.
Introduces foundational biological concepts including cell structure and function, metabolism, genetics, biotechnology, biological diversity, evolution, and ecology. Preparatory for further studies including BIOL& 211 and BIOL& 241. Prerequisite: None.
Covers elementary anatomy and physiology of the human body. Appropriate for non-majors (not for Nursing or Biology majors). Core requirement for the Medical Assisting program. Prerequisite: None.
Introduces cell biology, molecular biology, and genetics in appropriate depth for science majors and students in pre-professional programs. Completion of or concurrent enrollment in CHEM& 139 or CHEM& 161 recommended. Prerequisite: None.
Introduces diversity of major plant and fungus groups including structure, evolution, and ecology. Appropriate for science majors and students in pre-professional programs. Prerequisite: BIOL& 211.
Prepares students to successfully complete their own scientific research project by introducing the use of the scientific method, ethics, research methods, proposal writing, and presentation techniques. Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in CHEM& 161 or PHYS& 114 or PHYS& 221 or BIOL& 211 or instructor's permission.
Introduces study of the structure and function of the human body. Topics include cellular organization, metabolism, histology, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 or higher with a "C" or better.
Continues study of structure and function of the human body from BIOL& 241. Topics include endocrine, reproductive, cardiovascular, respiratory, lymphatic, urinary (including fluid and electrolytes), and digestive systems. Prerequisite: BIOL& 241 with a "C" or better.
Explores advanced biological topics relevant to microbiology, including pathogens and disease processes. Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 and BIOL& 241.
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