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 301 - Vertebrate Embryology
Vertebrate development based chiefly on frog, chick and pig embryos. 2 lec-4 lab.
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 406 - Herpetology
Taxonomy, morphology, distribution, life history, and ecology of reptiles and amphibians with a special emphasis on representatives native to West Virginia. 2 lec-2 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 412 - Biogeography for BSC Majors
Biogeography studies distributions of animals and plants in space and time; it combines knowledge from evolutionary biology, ecology, zoology, botany, genetics, and conservation science with basics of geography and geology.
3 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 420 - Plant Physiology
Experimental study of plant life processes to include applicable biophysical and biochemical principles. 2 lec-4 lab.
4 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 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 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:Mus Display and Outreach
3 hours
BSC 481 - SpTp:Neuroscience
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 506 - Herpetology
A survey of the reptiles and amphibians of the world with special emphasis placed on forms resident to West Virginia aspects of zoogeography, anatomy, taxonomy, and behavior. 2 lec-2 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 512 - Biogeography
Biogeography studies distributions of animals and plants in space and time; it combines knowledge from evolutionary biology, ecology, zoology, botany, and conservation science with basics of physical geography and geology.
3 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 520 - Plant Physiology
Experimental study of plant life processes to include applicable biophysical and biochemical principles. 2 lec-4 lab.
4 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 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 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 581 - SpTp: Neuroscience
(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 680 - SpTp:Field Study Design and Impl
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