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Biological Sciences (BIOL)

BIOL 1104 - Environmental Science

This course provides an introduction to the most important concepts in the study of the environment. This course combines ideas from the natural sciences with environmental ethics, environmental economics, environmental law, environmental impact, and environmental planning. The student will be provided with the knowledge and insight to understand the general idea of how nature works and the interconnectedness between people and the environment. Available at least once a year.
Units: 4
Offered: Once Per Academic Year
Area: Math & Science

BIOL 1114 - General Biology

Provides an integrated study of plant and animal topics including the scientific method, introductory biological chemistry, cell structure, function and reproduction, nutrition, energy transformations such as photosynthesis and cellular respiration, the molecular basis of inheritance and the interaction of the organism and the environment. Prerequisite: A reading score of 80 Compass, 18 ACT, or 41 ASSET. Fall, Spring, Summer. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BIOL 1014
Units: 4
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Math & Science

BIOL 1154 - Zoology

Designed as a survey of the animal kingdom with emphasis on the structure, function and reproduction of the invertebrate phyla. The course emphasizes comparisons of the different animal phyla regarding: obtaining, storing and utilizing food, exchanging gasses and eliminating wastes; transporting materials; coordinating activities; receiving and responding to environmental stimuli; moving and maintaining the species. A survey of Latin binomial nomenclature and identification methods are included. Prerequisite BIOL 1114-General Biology with a “C” or better. Fall. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BIOL 1054
Units: 4
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Math & Science

BIOL 1164 - Botany

Provides a survey of the plant kingdom with emphasis on the anatomy and physiology of the flowering plants. Prerequisite: BIOL 1114-General Biology with a C or better. Spring. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BIOL 1024
Units: 4
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Math & Science

BIOL 1224 - Basic Human Anatomy And Physiology

Designed for students needing fundamentals in the structure and function of human body systems. Systems to be covered: Integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, special senses, endocrine, blood, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, and reproductive. Prerequisite: BIOL 1114 - General Biology with a "C" or better. Lab Fee.
Units: 4
Offered:
Area: Math & Science

BIOL 2224 - Anatomy And Physiology I

Designed to study the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include introductory biological chemistry, study of cells and tissues, the integument, skeletal system, muscular system, and the nervous system. Prerequisite: Compliance with NPCC placement standards. Fall, Spring. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BIOL 2404
Units: 4
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Math & Science

BIOL 2234 - Anatomy And Physiology II

Continuation of BIOL 2224-Anatomy and Physiology I. Topics include circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and endocrine and reproductive systems, fluids and electrolytes. Prerequisite: BIOL 2224-Anatomy and Physiology I with "C" or better grades. Prerequisites must have been earned within the last 5 years. Co-requisite: CHEM 1104-Chemistry for Non-Majors I Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BIOL 2414
Units: 4
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Math & Science

BIOL 2244 - Microbiology

Introduces the fundamentals of microbiology with emphasis on the impact of microorganisms on the human population. Primarily designed for the student entering a health related field. Prerequisite: CHEM1104 Chemistry for Non-Majors I with a “C” or better grade earned within the last 5 years. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BIOL 2004
Units: 4
Offered:
Area: Math & Science