BIO 100 (4)

Biology Concepts 

Basic principles and concepts of biology. Explores methods of scientific inquiry and behavior of organisms and energy in biological systems. Prerequisites: *MAT 091 and *ENG 100 or placement beyond prerequisite courses. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture. Three lab.

 

BIO 105 (4)

Environmental Biology 

Basic concepts of ecology and the importance of human interaction with the natural ecosystem. Field trips. Pre- or co-requisites: *MAT 091 or placement beyond prerequisite course and *ENG 102 or Consent of Instructor. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences; Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness; Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry. Three lecture; three lab.

 

BIO 109 (4)

Natural History of the Southwest 

Based on the life zone concept, an examination of the geologic history and ecological history of the Southwest. Emphasis is on the identification and adaptations of biotic populations. Involves field trips. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Prerequisite: *ENG 100 and *MAT 091 or placement beyond prerequisite courses. Three lecture. Three lab.

 

BIO 112 (2)

Wildflowers of Northern Arizona

An exploration of common wildflower species native to Northern Arizona with special emphasis on identification, collection, and distribution. Field Trips. One lecture. Three lab.

 

BIO 160 (4)

Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology 

Biology 160 is the study of the structure and function of the human body. It is designed for students who want a one semester course in anatomy and physiology and those pursuing certificates in the allied health sciences; students majoring in the sciences or preparing for professional health science careers should enroll in the BIO 201/202 sequence. Prerequisite: *ENG 100 and *MAT 091 or placement beyond prerequisite courses. General Education: Lab Sciences. Three lecture; three lab.

 

BIO 181 (4)      

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Unity of Life I: Life of the Cell

An introductory course for Biology MAJORS emphasizing central principles related to cellular and molecular processes in the cell. Course will include molecular structure, cell structure, reproduction, metabolism molecular genetics and evolution. *CHM 130 or higher recommended. Prerequisite:  *ENG 100 and *MAT 121 or *MAT 122 or placement beyond prerequisite courses. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture; three lab.

 

BIO 182 (4)      

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Unity of Life II: Multicellular Organisms

The second semester of introductory biology majors course. Builds on principles from BIO 181 to emphasize organism principles of life. Covers all multicellular organisms. Prerequisite: *BIO 181. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture, three lab.

 

BIO 201 (4)

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Human Anatomy & Physiology I

Design and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary, muscular, skeletal, nervous, and sensory systems. Prerequisite:  *BIO 181 or Consent of Instructor. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture; three lab.

 

BIO 202 (4)

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Human Anatomy & Physiology II

Design and function of the human body. Topics include body fluids, immune, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Prerequisite: *BIO 201 or Consent of Instructor. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture; three lab.

 

BIO 205 (4)      

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Microbiology 

Microorganisms and their relationships to health, ecology, and related areas. Prerequisite: *BIO 181 or Consent of Instructor. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture; three lab. 

 

BIO 218 (4)  

Human Pathophysiology

This course surveys disease processes that affect the body systems, focusing on altered physiological mechanisms in cells and organ systems.  Prerequisites:  BIO *201 and *BIO 202.  Recommended: *BIO 205.  Four lecture. Spring and Fall.

 

BIO 253 (4)

Biotechnology & Current Issues 

Examinations of the natural and human-manipulated processes involved in genetics and gene expression. Concentrations on current genetic manipulations and potential consequences in biological, ecological, and social systems along with potential ethical, and legal concerns. Curriculum may vary depending on current concerns Field trips may be involved. Intended for those interested in the influence of science on society. Prerequisite: *BIO 100 or consent of instructor. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture; three lab.

 

BIO 289 (1–6)

Internship I

Designed for students who are looking for paid or voluntary, practical learning experiences that apply academic and occupational education to real-life, on-the-job situations.  Credit hours will be negotiated based on fulfillment of a contract.  Each credit hour requires the completion of a minimum 45 hours of on-the-job participation.  Prior experience or course work in the field of interest is required.  One to six variable credit hours.  May be taken for S/U credit.

 

BIO 299 (.5–3)

Biology Workshop

Designed for community members to take courses in Biology that are of local, regional, or national interest. Prerequisite: *ENG 101 or Consent of Instructor. Co-requisite:  *MAT 091 or Consent of Instructor.  .5 to three variable credit hours.

 

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