BSC 104 - Introduction to Biology
Fundamentals of biology with emphasis on the unity of life, energetics, genetics and the world of living things. Intended for non-science majors. 3 lec-2 lab.
4 hours
BSC 105 - Introduction to Biology
Biological principles of structure and function in plants and animals with emphasis on human physiology, evolution and ecology. Intended for non-science majors. 3 lec-2 lab.
4 hours
BSC 120 - Principles of Biology
Study of basic biological principles common to all organisms through lecture and laboratory activities. Intended for science majors and pre-professional students. 3 lec-2 lab.
4 hours
BSC 121 - Principles of Biology
A continuation of the study of basic biological principles common to all organisms. Intended for science majors and pre-professional students. 3 lec-2 lab.
4 hours
BSC 227 - Human Anatomy
Principles of gross and microscopic anatomy of human body systems and their development. Open to candidates in BSN program. 3 lec-2 lab.
4 hours
BSC 228 - Human Physiology
Basic concepts of human physiology, including an intro- duction to physiological control mechanisms operating at cellular, tissue, organ, and systems levels. Provides the scientific background for understanding pathophysiology. Open to candidates in BSN program. 3 lec-3 lab.
4 hours
BSC 250 - Microbiol and Human Disease
Introduction to microbiology with emphasis on the role of microorganisms in the disease process.
4 hours
BSC 302 - Principles of Microbiology
Basic microbiological techniques, fundamental principles of microbial action, physiological processes, immunology , serology disease process. 2 lec-4 lab.
3 hours
BSC 304 - Microbiology Lab
A laboratory course emphasizing basic microbiological techniques including preparation of culture media, gram staining, isolation and identification of bacteria from diverse environments, and evaluation of antiseptics and disinfectants.
2 hours
BSC 310 - Comp Vertebrate Anatomy
4 hours
BSC 320 - Principles of Ecology
A fundamental approach to the basic principles underlying the interrelationships of organisms with their biotic and abiotic environments. A variety of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems will be studied in the field and in the laboratory. 3 lec-3 lab.
4 hours
BSC 322 - Principles Cell Biology
A fundamental approach to the princples of cell biology covering general cellular structure and function, organelles, intercellular interactions, molecular inter- actions, and modern cellular and molecular methods. 3 lec-3 lab.
4 hours
BSC 324 - Principles of Genetics
The fundamental principles and mechanisms of inheritance. 3 lec-4 lab.
4 hours
BSC 408 - Ornithology
An introduction to avian biology: identification, distribu- tion, migration, and breeding activities of birds. 2 lec-4 lab.
4 hours
BSC 411 - Dgtl Image Proc/GIS Model
A study of image processing/geographic information/spatial analysis systems, concurrent and parallel image processing 3-D modeling scenarios utilizing geophysical data for computer simulation modeling.
4 hours
BSC 417 - Biostatistics
Statistical skills for biological/biomedical research, with emphasis on applications. Experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, ANOVA, multiple comparisions. Implementation using statistical software such as SAS, BMDP. Pre: Permission (consistent with MTH 518 description)
3 hours
BSC 422 - Animal Physiology
Physiological principles operating in the organ systems of vertebrate animals.
4 hours
BSC 424 - Animal Parasitology
Morphology, life histories, classification, and host relationships of common parasites. 2 lec-4 lab.
4 hours
BSC 425 - Biosystematics
Biosystematics is a unifying discipline that combines taxonomy (collecting, describing and naming organisms), phylogenetics (evolutionary relationships among species), and classification (organization of taxa into groups which ultimately reflect evolutionary relationship).
3 hours
BSC 430 - Plant Ecology
The study of plants and their interactions with their environment at different levels of ecological organization: individuals, populations, communities, and ecosystems. Emphasis on quantitative analysis of ecological data.
4 hours
BSC 443 - Microbial Genetics
Microbial Genetics covers the essential functions of DNA replication and gene expression in prokaryotic cells. The course includes molecular genetics of bacteria and phages, bioinformatics and discussion of laboratory techniques.
3 hours
BSC 456 - Genes and Development
Focuses on mechanisms of complex organismal development including cell specification, morphogenesis, and induction. Genetic manipulations of the model organism Drosophilia will illustrate current information.
3 hours
BSC 480 - SpTp: Neuroscience
3 hours
BSC 481 - SpTp: Arachnology
3 hours
BSC 491 - Capstone Experience
An independent study involving a research project or intern- ship. Must be approved by Biological Science Faculty.
2 hours
BSC 508 - Ornithology
An introduction to avian biology: Identification, distribution, migration and breeding activities of birds. 2 lec-4 lab.
4 hours
BSC 511 - Dgtl Image Proc/GIS Model
A study of image processing/geographic information/spatial analysis systems, concurrent and parallel image processing 3-D modeling scenarios utilizing geophysical data for computer simulation modeling.
4 hours
BSC 517 - Biostatistics
Statistical skills for biological/biomedical research, with emphasis on applications.Experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, AVONA, multiple comparisons. Implementation using statistical software such as SAS, BMDP. Permission (consistent with MTH 518 description)
3 hours
BSC 522 - Animal Physiology
Physiological principles operating in the organ systems of vertebrate animals.
4 hours
BSC 524 - Animal Parasitology
Morphology, life histories, classification, and host relationships of common parasites. 2 lec-4 lab.
4 hours
BSC 525 - Biosystematics
Biosystematics is a unifying discipline that combines taxonomy (collecting, describing, and naming organisms), phylogenetics (evolutionary relationships among species), and classification (organization of taxa into groups which ultimately reflect evolutionary relationship.
3 hours
BSC 530 - Plant Ecology
The study of plants and their interactions with their environment at different levels of ecological organization: individuals, populations, communities, and ecosystems. Emphasis on quantitative analysis of ecological data.
4 hours
BSC 543 - Microbial Genetics
Microbial Genetics covers the essential functions of DNA replication and gene expression in prokaryotic cells. The course includes molecular genetics of bacteria and phages, bioinformatics and discussion of laboratory techniques.
3 hours
BSC 556 - Genes and Development
An in depth study of the genetic mechanisms of complex organismal development including cell specification, induction and morphogenesis.
3 hours
BSC 580 - SpTp: Neuroscience
(PR: Permission)
3 hours
BSC 581 - SpTp: Arachnology
(PR: Permission)
3 hours
BSC 610 - Adv Vert Morphology
AVM is an intensive, laboratory-based course in vertebrate morphology. Core responsibilities include detailed dissection and comparative cranial osteology. Each student must complete an independent dissection project and term paper.
3 hours
BSC 661 - Seminar I
In depth group discussion of current biological issues.
2 hours
BSC 662 - Seminar II
Oral presentation of individual topics.
1 hour
BSC 679 - Problem Report
Preparation and completion of a written report from experimental or field research in biological sciences. (PR: permission)
2 hours
BSC 681 - Thesis
By permission of adviser.
1 to 6 hours
BSC 718 - Ana Physio Pathoph Nur Anes II
Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and anesthetic considerations related to the cardiovascular system.
3 hours