BIO Biology

 

BIO 105 - Science of Biology-GT-SC1 4 Credits
Examines the basis of biology in the modern world and surveys the current knowledge and conceptual framework of the discipline. Explores biology as a science - a process of gaining new knowledge - as is the impact of biological science on society. Includes laboratory experiences. Designed for non-science majors.
(Contact hours - 75)

BIO 106 - Basic Anatomy And Physiology 4 Credits
Focuses on basic knowledge of body structures and function, and provides a foundation for understanding deviations from normal and disease conditions. This course is designed for individuals interested in health care and is directly applicable to the Practical Nursing Program, Paramedic Program and the Medical Office Technology program.
(Contact hours - 75)

BIO 111 - General College Biology with Lab-GT-SC1 5 Credits
Examines the fundamental molecular, cellular and genetic principles characterizing plants and animals. Includes cell structure and function, and the metabolic processes of respiration, and photosynthesis, as well as cell reproduction and basic concepts of heredity. The course includes laboratory experience.
(Contact hours - 105)

BIO 112 - General College Biology II with Lab: GT-SC1 5 Credits
Continues Biology I. Includes ecology, evolution, classification, structure, and function in plants and animals. Includes laboratory experience. 
(Contact hours - 105)

BIO 160 - Introduction to Biotechnology 3 Credits
Introduces the student to modern molecular biology technologies that include DNA, RNA, and proteins and prepares them for research and industry. Laboratory experience includes sterile technique, microscopy, media preparation, and bacterial culturing.
(Contact hours - 60)
Prerequisite: BIO 111 or permission of Instructor.

BIO 175 - Special Topics 1-12 Credits
Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

BIO 201 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I -GT-SC1 4 Credits
Focuses on an integrated study of the human body including the histology, anatomy, and physiology of each system. Examines molecular, cellular, and tissue levels of organization plus integuments, skeletal, articulations, muscular, and nervous systems. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience covering experimentation, microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence.
(Contact hours - 75) 
Prerequisite: BIO 111 or pass a placement test.

BIO 202 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II -GT-SC1  4 Credits
Focuses on the integrated study of the human body and the histology, anatomy, and physiology of the following systems and topics: endocrine, cardiovascular, hematology, lymphatic and immune, urinary, fluid and electrolyte control, digestive, nutrition, respiratory, reproductive, and development. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience involving experimentation, microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is the second semester of a two-semester sequence.
(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite: BIO 201 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

BIO 204 - Microbiology-GT-SC1 4 Credits
Designed for health science majors. Examines microorganisms with an emphasis on their structure, development, physiology, classification, and identification. The laboratory experience includes culturing, identifying, and controlling microorganisms with an emphasis on their role in infectious disease.
(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite: BIO 111 or BIO 201

BIO 216 - Human Pathophysiology 4 Credits 
Focuses on the alterations in physiological, cellular, and biochemical processes, the associated homeostatic responses, and the manifestations of disease. Prior knowledge of cellular biology, anatomy, and physiology is essential for the study of pathophysiology.
(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite: BIO 201, BIO 202 or permission of instructor.

BIO 281 - Internship 1-12 Credits
Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.

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