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Biology Classes

General Biology W/Lab

Item Number
BIOL& 160
Credits
5

Provides an introduction to cellular biology for students preparing for the health professions. Major concepts include the structure, reproduction, and metabolism of cells; genetics; ecological perspectives; and evolutionary biology.

 

Prerequisites

COMPASS reading score of 81 and writing score of 77 or successful completion of ENG 094.

Human Biology W/Lab

Item Number
BIOL& 175
Credits
5

This course is an in-depth approach to body systems, emphasizing the relationship between structure and functions. This is a laboratory course appropriate for non-science majors or for students beginning study in life sciences.

 

Prerequisites

COMPASS reading score of 81 and writing score of 77 or successful completion of ENG 094.

Human A & P 1

Item Number
BIOL& 241
Credits
5

Provides students with the first course of the two-quarter study of body structure and related physiology on cellular through system levels. Includes an in-depth study of cells; tissues; and integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and sensory systems. Laboratory component included.

 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of BIOL& 160 with a grade of 2.0 or better and CHEM& 110 with a grade of 2.0 or better.

Human A & P 2

Item Number
BIOL& 242
Credits
5

Provides students with the second course of the two-quarter study of body structure and related physiology on cellular through system levels. Includes an in-depth study of body organization and cardiovascular and lymphatic physiological processes. Includes immunology, respiratory, digestive, metabolic, excretory, reproductive and endocrine systems. Laboratory component included.

 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of BIOL& 241 with a grade of C or 2.0 or better.

Microbiology

Item Number
BIOL& 260
Credits
5

Provides students with the content of diversity, structure, and physiology of beneficial and harmful microbes. Laboratory practice in identification of microbial species through culturing, staining, and biochemical testing. Includes laboratory. 

 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of BIOL& 160 with a grade of 2.0 or better and CHEM& 110 with a grade of 2.0 or better.

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