Biology

BIOL 1111 BIOLOGY I (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: Regular Admission
Co-requisite: BIOL 1111L
Provides an introduction to basic biological concepts with a focus on living cells. Topics include chemical principles related to cells, cell structure and function, energy and metabolism, cell division, protein synthesis, genetics, and biotechnology.

BIOL 1111L BIOLOGY LAB I (0-45-1)
Prerequisite: Regular Admission
Co-requisite: BIOL 1111
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in BIOL 1111. The laboratory exercises for this course include chemical principles related to cells, cell structure and function, energy and metabolism, cell division, protein synthesis, genetics, and biotechnology.

BIOL 1112 BIOLOGY II (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: BIOL 1111, BIOL 1111L
Co-requisite: BIOL 1112L
Provides an introduction to basic evolutionary concepts. Also, the course emphasizes animal and plant diversity, structure and function including reproduction and development, and the dynamics of ecology as it pertains to populations, communities, ecosystems, and biosphere. Topics include principles of evolution, classification and characterizations of organisms, plant structure and function, animal structure and function, principles of ecology, and biosphere.

BIOL 1112L BIOLOGY LAB II (0-45-1)
Prerequisite: BIOL 1111, BIOL 1111L
Co-requisite: BIOL 1112
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in BIOL 1112. The laboratory exercises for this course include principles of evolution, classification and characterizations of organisms, plant structure and function, animal structure and function, principles of ecology, and biosphere.

BIOL 2107 BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES I (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: Program Admission
Co-requisite: BIOL 2107L
This course is intended for students majoring in biological or other sciences. The course provides an introduction to fundamental biological processes and interactions occurring at the molecular, cellular levels, and organismal, and population levels of organization. Topics include: history of science and the scientific method; scientific literature; basic biochemistry, cell biology; bioenergetics; molecular genetics; principles of inheritance; evolution and natural selection; current trends and biotechnology.

BIOL 2107L BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES LAB I (0-45-1)
Prerequisite: Program Admission
Co-requisite: BIOL 2107
This course is comprised of selected laboratory exercises that parallel the topics covered in BIOL2107 and is intended for students majoring in biological or other sciences. The course provides a hands-on approach to fundamental biological processes and interactions occurring at the molecular, cellular levels, and organismal, and population levels of organization. The laboratory exercises for this course include: laboratory safety; scientific method and investigation; microscopy; basic biochemistry; cell biology; bioenergetics; molecular genetics; principles of inheritance; evolution and natural selection.

BIOL 2113 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: Regular Admission
Co-requisite: BIOL 2113L
Introduces the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Emphasis is placed on the development of a systemic perspective of anatomical structures and physiological processes. Topics include body organization, cell structure and functions, tissue classifications, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous and sensory systems.

BIOL 2113L ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LAB I (0-45-1)
Prerequisite: Regular Admission
Co-requisite: BIOL 2113
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in BIOL 2113. The laboratory exercises for this course include body organization, cell structure and functions, tissue classifications, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous sensory systems.

BIOL 2114 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: BIOL 2113, BIOL 2113L
Co-requisite: BIOL 2114L
Continues the study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include the endocrine system, cardiovascular system, blood and lymphatic system, immune system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, and reproductive system.

BIOL 2114L ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LAB II (0-45-1)
Prerequisite: BIOL 2113, BIOL 2113L
Co-requisite: BIOL 2114
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in BIOL 2114. The laboratory exercises for this course include the endocrine system, cardiovascular system, blood and lymphatic system, immune system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, and reproductive system.

BIOL 2117 INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: BIOL 2113 and BIOL 2113L or BIOL 1111 and BIOL 1111L
Co-requisite: BIOL 2117L
Provides students with a foundation in basic microbiology with emphasis on infectious disease. Topics include microbial diversity, microbial cell biology, microbial genetics, interactions and impact of microorganisms and humans, microorganisms and human disease.

BIOL 2117L INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY LAB (0-45-1)
Prerequisite: BIOL 2113 and BIOL 2113L or BIOL 1111 and BIOL 1111L
Co-requisite: BIOL 2117
Selected laboratory exercises paralleling the topics in BIOL 2117. The laboratory exercises for this course include microbial diversity, microbial cell biology, microbial genetics, interactions and impact of microorganisms and humans, and microorganisms and human disease.