Core Area III courses for Catalogs 2011 and older
DLN Foundation courses for Catalogs 2012 and newer
BIOL 100 CONCEPTS OF BIOLOGY (3-2-4)(F/S/Su)(Area III) OR (DLN). An introduction to the fundamental biological principles of cell and molecular biology, genetics, ecology, and evolution. Introduction to organismal diversity, physiology, and morphology.
BIOL 191 GENERAL BIOLOGY I (3-3-4)(F/S/Su)(Area III) OR (DLN) . Designed for biology and health science majors. The basic characteristics of living systems including the chemical and physical structure of cells, genetics, development, evolution, and ecology. Recommended: Solid preparation in high school biology and chemistry. PREREQ: MATH 143 or MATH 147 or appropriate placement score.
BIOL 192 GENERAL BIOLOGY II (3-3-4)(F/S)(Area III). Organismal biology in an evolutionary context, including biodiversity, structure and function, reproduction, physiology, and morphology of viruses, bacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals. PREREQ: BIOL 191.
BIOL 205 INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY (3-2-4)(F/S/Su). A survey of microbial diversity, structure, function, and metabolism; principles of microbial control; host-parasite relationships; immunology; and medically important microorganisms. No longer serves as a prerequisite for upper-division biology courses. PREREQ: CHEM 101, 101L or CHEM 105 or CHEM 111, 111L, and BIOL 227-228 or BIOL 191-192.
BIOL 227-228 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (3-3-4)(F/S/Su)(Area III) OR (DLN BIOL 227 Only) . A two-semester sequence for students whose career objectives require a thorough study of human anatomy and physiology. BIOL 107 cannot be substituted for either semester of this sequence. One semester of this sequence cannot be substituted for BIOL 107. Prior or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 101 is recommended.
BIOL 279 RESEARCH IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (1-0-1)(F/S). Seminars by biologists on a wide range of subjects. Students will attend seminars, write summaries, and search for relevant literature. (Pass/Fail.) May be repeated once for credit.