BIO 110 – Principles of Biology

Biology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course provides a survey of fundamental biological principles for non-science majors. Emphasis is placed on basic chemistry, cell biology, metabolism, genetics, evolution, ecology, diversity, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased knowledge and better understanding of biology as it applies to everyday life. This course has been approved Read More

BIO 111 – General Biology I

Biology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course introduces the principles and concepts of biology. Emphasis is placed on basic biological chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, metabolism and energy transformation, genetics, evolution, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of life at the molecular and cellular levels. This course has been approved for transfer under Read More

BIO 112 – General Biology II

Biology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course is a continuation of BIO 111. Emphasis is placed on organisms, evolution, biodiversity, plant and animal systems, ecology, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of life at the organismal and ecological levels. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a Read More

BIO 120 – Introductory Botany

Biology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure, and function of plants. Topics include reproduction and development of seed and non-seed plants, levels of organization, form and function of systems, and a survey of major taxa. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of plant form and function, including selected taxa Read More

BIO 130 – Introductory Zoology

Biology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure, and function of major animal phyla. Emphasis is placed on levels of organization, reproduction and development, comparative systems, and a survey of selected phyla. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of animal form and function including comparative systems of selected groups. This Read More

BIO 140 – Environmental Biology

Biology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces environmental processes and the influence of human activities upon them. Topics include ecological concepts, population growth, natural resources, and a focus on current environmental problems from scientific, social, political, and economic perspectives. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of environmental interrelationships and of contemporary environmental issues. This course Read More

BIO 140A – Environmental Biology Lab

Biology
Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course provides a laboratory component to complement BIO140.  Emphasis is placed on laboratory and field experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a practical understanding of environmental interrelationships and of contemporary environmental issues. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Read More

BIO 143 – Field Biology Minicourse

Biology
Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 2
This course introduces the biological and physical components of a field environment. Emphasis is placed on a local field environment with extended field trips to other areas. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the biological and physical components of the specific biological environment. This course has been approved for transfer Read More

BIO 146 – Regional Natural History

Biology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course is an interdisciplinary and historical analysis of the natural resources of the region. Emphasis is placed on geology, climate, forest systems, watersheds, water resources, and fish and wildlife resources of the region. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of the natural history and the integration of the natural resources of Read More

BIO 155 – Nutrition

Biology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers the biochemistry of foods and nutrients with consideration of the physiological effects of specialized diets for specific biological needs. Topics include cultural, religious, and economic factors that influence a person’s acceptance of food, as well as nutrient requirements of the various life stages. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the functions Read More