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Course List

Biosciences

Course # Course Name

BIO100

Biology Concepts (Non-Majors)
A one-semester introductory course covering basic principles and concepts of biology. Methods of scientific inquiry and behavior of matter and energy in biological systems are explored. Prerequisites: None. Satisfies transfer requirements.

BIO105

Environmental Biology
Fundamentals of ecology and their relevance to human impact on natural ecosystems. Field trips may be required at students' expense. Prerequisites: None Satisfies transfer requirements.

BIO108

Plants and Society
The study of plants in relation to humans; as a source of food, fiber, drugs and other products; for aesthetic value, survival and energy. Prerequisites: None Satisfies transfer requirements.

BIO145

Marine Biology
A survey of marine environments and their biotic communities with emphasis on the natural history of marine organisms. Prerequisites: None. Satisfies transfer requirements .

BIO156

Human Biology for Allied Health
An introductory biology course for allied health majors with an emphasis on humans. Topics include fundamental concepts of cell biology, histology, microbiology, and genetics. Prerequisites: None. Satisfies transfer requirements.

BIO160

Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology
Study of structure and dynamics of the human body. For students who desire a one-semester course in anatomy and physiology. Prerequisites: None. Satisfies transfer requirements.

BIO181

General Biology I (majors)
Principles of structure and function of living things at the molecular, cellular and organismic levels of organization. Field trips may be required at students' expense. Prerequisites: None. Satisfies transfer requirements.

BIO182

General Biology II (majors)
Additional principles of structure and function of living things at the molecular, cellular and organismic levels of organization. Field trips may be required at students' expense. Prerequisites: BIO 181 or permission of instructor. Satisfies transfer requirements.

BIO201

Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Study of the structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system and nervous systems. Prerequisites: BIO 156 or BIO 181 with a "C" grade or better. Satisfies transfer requirements.

BIO202

Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Continuation of the study of the structure and function of the human body. Topics include endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Prerequisites: BIO 201 with a "C" grade or better.

BIO205

Microbiology
Study of microorganisms and their relationship to health, ecology and related fields. Prerequisites: BIO 156 or BIO 181 with a "C" grade or better. Satisfies transfer requirements.

BIO247

Applied Biosciences: Biotechnology
Offers hands-on experience in state-of-the-art equipment and technology, involving students in protocols currently used in Biotechnology, Biomedicine, and Genetic Engineering research labs. Prerequisites: BIO181, BIO 182 or permission of instructor.