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This course is cross-listed and is otherwise known as BIO 711. An in-depth examination of the mechanisms involved in producing genetic variation in humans and...
Grading System: letter grades or pass/fail at the option of the instructor.
Independent studies enable advanced study of a topic, of interest to the student and the faculty member, not covered in the curriculum. Independent studies should...
This course is the first part of an one year overview of biology for non-science majors. This introductory level course will discuss biomolecules, cell physiology,...
This course is a continuation of BIO 101 and provides the second part of an one year overview of biology for non-science majors. This course...
This laboratory course must be taken with BIO 101. Students will perform laboratory experiments including practical applications of the scientific method, a study of the...
This laboratory course must be taken with BIO 102. Students will perform laboratory experiments including analysis of skull fossils, cultivation, growth and analysis of bacteria,...
This course addresses human biology through the lens of evaluating scientific claims. Students will learn about select organ systems (reproductive, skeletal and muscular, immune and...
This course covers the building blocks of basic medical terminology. The relationship of word parts to their anatomical counterparts will be studied. Rules for combining...
This course covers the fundamentals of biomolecules, cell physiology, respiration and photosynthesis, and genetics. In laboratory, students will develop and test hypotheses by designing their...
This course covers the fundamentals of evolution, comparative biodiversity, human and animal anatomy and physiology, and ecology and environmental science. In laboratory, students will develop...
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for freshmen. Students may enroll in 195 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.
This course will provide an overview of descriptive and experimental research methods in the sciences. Topics include research design and methodology, statistical analyses, responsible conduct...
Internships provide intellectually enriching work experiences related to the student's major and/or career interest. They enhance and integrate academic study with supervised practical experience and...
This comprehensive course covers major body systems including the musculoskeletal, nervous, digestive, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. One or more field trips that have direct applications...
This course provides an overview of modern genetics, including classical Mendelian genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, and population genetics. Laboratory activities will introduce students to basic...
A general survey of the microorganisms, with emphasis on their morphology, physiology, growth, and methods of isolation and identification. Laboratory activities will introduce students to...
Advanced survey of the biology of invertebrates with an emphasis on comparative and functional morphology to include major features of body plans (multicellularity, symmetry etc),...
Through a combination of lectures, laboratories, field trips and independent research projects, this course will provide a general overview of the many aspects of vertebrate...
The first part of a two-semester course sequence, this course will study the various systems of the body from a combined anatomical and physiological standpoint,...
A study of the interrelationships between organisms and physical factors in and with the natural world. The course discusses ecological parameters (physical factors, nutrient cycles,...
The theory of evolution is the foundation of modern biology because it explains the unity and diversity of life on earth. This course will cover...
This course will teach botany in the context of real-life research activities. The class will work with a partner organization to carry out botanical research...
We will study nutrition science, focusing on issues that currently affect Americans today including: the current obesity epidemic, fad diets, popular supplements, energy drinks, and...
Special Topics in the discipline, designed primarily for sophomores. Students may enroll in 295 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.
This course is for sophomores to develop critical thinking and data analysis skills by performing hypothesis-driven research. A large body of science education research shows...
This course will discuss the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of infectious diseases and the mechanisms by which microorganisms subvert host defenses and cause infections, resulting...
The second part of a two-semester course sequence, this course will cover the remaining physiological systems of the body Students will develop their critical thinking...
This course will offer students an opportunity to take an intensive look at aquatic systems, beginning with an overview of the chemical, geological, and physical...
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for juniors. Students may enroll in 395 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.
This course is for juniors to develop critical thinking and data analysis skills by performing hypothesis-driven research. A large body of science education research shows...
Students whose capstone research project requires more than one semester of work may also enroll in this course for the second semester to obtain additional...
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for seniors who are majors or minors. Students may enroll in 495 Special Topics multiple times, as long...
This course is for seniors to develop critical thinking and data analysis skills by performing hypothesis-driven research. A large body of science education research shows...
Reading, research, discussion, writing in the discipline, or laboratory work, according to the goals of the student. The student and instructor will need to draw...
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