Biology

Course Number Course Title Course Description
BIO1111 Principles of Biology I Laboratory. (1) Corequisite: BIO 1113 A laboratory course for non-science majors that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 1113 Principles of Biology I, Lecture.
BIO1113 Principles of Biology I Lecture. (3) Corequisite: BIO 1111 A lecture course for non-science majors that provides an introduction to the basic principles of modern biology and their relevance to modern life. Emphasis is placed on the nature and history of scientific thought, basic biological chemistry, cell structure and processes, genetics.
BIO1121 1121 Principles of Biology II, Lab (1) Corequisite: BIO 1123 A laboratory course for non‐science majors that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 1123 Principles of Biology II, Lecture.
BIO1123 1123 Principles of Biology II, Lecture (3) Corequisite: BIO 1121 A lecture course for non‐science majors that emphasizes the survey of the diversity of life, ecology, evolution, and an overview of the organ system.
BIO1131 General Biology I Laboratory. (1) Corequisite: BIO 1133 A laboratory for science majors that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in 1133 General Biology I, lecture. Two lab hours per week.
BIO1133 General Biology I Lecture. (3) Corequisite: BIO 1131 A lecture course for science majors that includes study of the scientific method, chemistry relevant to biological systems, cell structure and physiology, cell processes including photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell division, genetics, and molecular genetics. Three lecture hours per week.
BIO1134 General Biology I Lecture and Laboratory. (4) A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that includes study of the scientific method, chemistry relevant to biological systems, cell structure and function, cell processes including photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell division, genetics, and molecular genetics. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three lecture and two lab hours per week.
BIO1141 General Biology II Laboratory. (1) Corequisite: BIO 1143 A laboratory for science majors that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in 1143 General Biology II, lecture. OPTION: Special sections of this course emphasize field study and must be taken concurrently with 1143-FD lecture (BIO 1141-0F or BIO 1141-1F). Two lab hours per week.
BIO1143 General Biology II Lecture. (3) Corequisite: BIO 1141 A lecture course for science majors that reinforces the concepts in 1133 General Biology I, while emphasizing the diversity of life. Topics covered include evolution, classification, ecology, detailed consideration of each group of organisms and viruses, study of animals and plants including their basic anatomy and physiology. OPTION: Special sections of this course emphasize field study and must be taken concurrently with sections identified as an "F" section, for example, 1141‐0F, 1141‐1F, etc. Three lecture hours per week.
BIO1144 General Biology II Lecture and Laboratory. (4) A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that reinforces the concepts in 1133 General Biology I, while emphasizing the diversity of life. Topics covered include evolution, classification, ecology, detailed consideration of each group of organisms and viruses, study of animals and plants including their basic anatomy and physiology. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. OPTION: Special sections of this course emphasize field study and must be taken concurrently with sections identified as an “F” section, for example, 1141‐0F, 1141‐1F, etc. Three lecture and two lab hours per week.
BIO1214 Environmental Science Lecture and Laboratory. (4) A combined lecture and laboratory course covering the relevance of ecological principles to environmental problems and the relationship of humans to their environment with emphasis on preservation of environmental quality. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes.
BIO1314 Botany Lecture and Laboratory. (4) Prerequisite: BIO 1133 and BIO 1131 or BIO 1134 with a grade of "C" or better. A combined lecture and laboratory course covering the representative groups of the plant kingdom, their anatomy, physiology, taxonomy, and economic importance. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three lecture and two lab hours per week.
BIO1511 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory. (1) Corequisite: 1513. A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in 1513 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture. Two lab hours per week. Does not apply toward any nursing program.
BIO1513 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture. (3) Corequisite: 1511. A lecture course dealing with the anatomical and physiological study of the human body at the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, and organ system levels. Organ systems covered in this course are integumentary, muscular, skeletal, and nervous. Three lecture hours per week. Does not apply toward any nursing program.
BIO1514 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture and Laboratory. (4) A combined lecture and laboratory course that provides an introduction to the anatomical and physiological study of the human body at the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, and organ system levels. Organ systems covered in this course are the integumentary, muscular, skeletal and nervous systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes.
BIO1521 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory. (1) Prerequisite: BIO 1511 or BIO 1514 with a grade of "C" or better. Corequisite: 1523. A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 1523 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture. Two lab hours per week. Does not apply toward any nursing program.
BIO1523 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture. (3) Prerequisite: BIO 1513 or BIO 1514 with a grade of "C" or better. Corequisite: 1521. A lecture course that provides an introduction to the anatomical and physiological study of the human endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Three lecture hours per week. Does not apply toward any nursing program.
BIO1524 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture and Laboratory. (4) Prerequisite: BIO 1514 or 1513 and BIO 1511 with a grade of "C" or better. A combined lecture and laboratory course that provides an introduction to the anatomical and physiological study of the human endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three lecture and two lab hours per week. Does not apply toward any nursing program.
BIO2214 Introduction to Marine Science Lecture and Laboratory. (4) Prerequisite: BIO 1131/1133 or BIO 1141/1143 with a grade of "C" or better. A lecture/laboratory introductory course in oceanography with emphasis on the measurement of physical, chemical, and biological aspects of the marine environment as well as functional morphology and taxonomy of local biota. The laboratory course contains exercises and experiments that reinforce the principles introduced in the lecture. Three lecture and two lab hours per week.
BIO2234 Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology Lecture and Laboratory. (4) Prerequisite: BIO 1131/1133 or BIO 1141/1143 with a grade of "C" or better. A combined lecture and laboratory course covering the application of ecological principles which serve as the basis for the management of wildlife and fisheries in terrestrial and aquatic habitats. Labs associated with this course contain experiments, exercises and field experiences that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture. Three lecture and two lab hours per week.
BIO2414 Zoology I Lecture and Laboratory. (4) Prerequisite: BIO 1133 and BIO 1131 or BIO 1134 with a grade of "C" or better. A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes and in-depth studies of phylogeny and classification systems, protozoa, and major invertebrate phyla. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture. Three lecture and two lab hours per week.
BIO2424 Zoology II Lecture and Laboratory. (4) Prerequisite: BIO 2414 with a grade of “C” or better. A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes in‐depth studies of vertebrate taxonomy and animal systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture. Three lecture and two lab hours per week.
BIO2511 Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory. Prerequisite: A score of “21” or better on the Science Reasoning portion of the ACT and 3 High School Biology/Chemistry courses with a C or better or BIO 1131 and BIO 1133 or BIO 1134, or BIO 1511 and BIO 1513, or BIO 1514 with a grade of “C” or better. Corequisite: BIO 2513 A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 2513 Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture. Two laboratory hours per week. This laboratory course includes the dissection of a representative mammal. One lab hour per week.
BIO2513 Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture. (3) Prerequisite: A score of “21” or better on the Science Reasoning portion of the ACT and 3 High School Biology/Chemistry courses with a C or better or BIO 1131 and BIO 1133 or BIO 1134, or BIO 1511 and BIO 1513, or BIO 1514 with a grade of “C” or better. Corequisite: BIO 2511 A lecture course that covers the anatomical and physiological study of the human body as an integrated whole. The course includes detailed studies of biological principles; tissues; and the integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system. Three lecture hours per week.
BIO2514 Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture and Laboratory. (4) Prerequisite: A score of “21” or better on the Science Reasoning portion of the ACT and 3 High School Biology/Chemistry courses with a C or better or BIO 1131 and BIO 1133 or BIO 1134, or BIO 1511 and BIO 1513, or BIO 1514 with a grade of “C” or better. Corequisite: BIO 2511 A combined lecture and laboratory course that covers the anatomical and physiological study of the human body as an integrated whole. The course includes detailed studies of: biological principles; tissues; and the integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three lecture and two lab hours per week. This laboratory course includes the dissection of a representative mammal.
BIO2521 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory. (1) Prerequisite: BIO 2513, BIO 2511, or BIO 2514 with a grade of "C" or better. Corequisite: BIO 2523 A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the introduced taught in lecture. This laboratory course includes the dissection of a representative mammal. Two lab hours per week.
BIO2523 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture. (3) Prerequisite: BIO 2513, BIO 2511, or BIO 2514 with a grade of "C" or better. Corequisite: BIO 2521 A lecture course that includes detailed studies of the anatomy and physiology of the human endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Three lecture hours per week.
BIO2524 Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture and Laboratory. (4) Prerequisite: BIO 2513, BIO 2511, or BIO 2514 with a grade of "C" or better. A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes detailed studies of the anatomy and physiology of human endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. This laboratory course includes the dissection of a representative mammal. Three lecture and two lab hours per week.
BIO2921 Microbiology Laboratory. (1) ) Prerequisite A score of “21” or better on the Science Reasoning portion of the ACT and 3 High School Biology/Chemistry courses with a C or better or BIO 1131 and BIO 1133 or BIO 1134, or BIO 1511 and BIO 1513, or BIO 1514 with a grade of “C” or better. Corequisite: BIO 2923 A laboratory course which provides experiments that reinforce principles introduced in the lecture to include fundamental laboratory techniques in lab safety, microscopy, culturing and identification of microbes, and effectiveness of antimicrobial agents. Two lab hours per week.
BIO2923 Microbiology Lecture. (3) Prerequisite: A score of “21” or better on the Science Reasoning portion of the ACT and 3 High School Biology/Chemistry courses with a C or better or BIO 1131 and BIO 1133 or BIO 1134, or BIO 1511 and BIO 1513, or BIO 1514 with a grade of “C” or better. Corequisite: BIO 2921 A lecture course providing a comprehensive study of microorganisms to include microbial taxonomy, metabolism, physiology and genetics, concepts of pathogenesis and immunity and other selected applied areas. Three lecture hours per week.
BIO2924 Microbiology Lecture and Laboratory. (4) Prerequisite: A score of “21” or better on the Science Reasoning portion of the ACT and 3 High School Biology/Chemistry courses with a C or better or BIO 1131 and BIO 1133 or BIO 1134, or BIO 1511 and BIO 1513, or BIO 1514 with a grade of “C” or better. A combined lecture and laboratory course providing a comprehensive study of microorganisms to include microbial taxonomy, metabolism, physiology and genetics, concepts of pathogenesis and immunity and other selected applied areas. Labs in this course provide experiments that reinforce principles introduced in the lecture to include fundamental laboratory techniques in lab safety, microscopy, culturing and identification of microbes, and effectiveness of antimicrobial agents. Three lecture and two lab hours per week.