Biology

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BIOL 100 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY 3 Units Grade only. [Corequisite: BIOL 101.Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or the equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Surveys the basic processes of biology which are common to all organisms. Includes scientific method, biomolecules, cellular organization, structure, function, metabolism, and reproduction, genetics, evolution, taxonomic classification, ecology of plants and animals, and current events involving biology. Not intended for biology majors. [D; CSU; UC]
BIOL 100 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79461 BIOL 100 360 06:00PM-09:05PM M 4310 Beller,Martha 18 21*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79465 BIOL 100 60 04:30PM-05:45PM MW 302 Atwater,Jonathan 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
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79466 BIOL 100 62 04:30PM-05:45PM TTH 302 Burnett,Christina 18 1*
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79467 BIOL 100 63 06:30PM-09:20PM M 302 Wingerd,Mala 18 7*
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79468 BIOL 100 64 06:30PM-09:20PM T 302 Burnett,Christina 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
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79473 BIOL 100 86 07:00PM-08:15PM MW 5207 Higa,Herman 18 5*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
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BIOL 101 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY LABORATORY 1 Unit Grade only. [Corequisite: BIOL 100. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or the equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides laboratory experience to supplement Biology 100. May require field trips during laboratory periods. [D; CSU; UC]
BIOL 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79496 BIOL 101 360 06:00PM-08:50PM TH 4421 Wingerd,Mala 18 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79497 BIOL 101 60 05:00PM-07:50PM TH 314 Steinert,Scott 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
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79498 BIOL 101 61 06:30PM-09:20PM M 311 Truesdale,Harold 18 5*
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82858 BIOL 101 62 06:30PM-09:35PM M 314 Samson,April 18 0*
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79499 BIOL 101 63 06:30PM-09:20PM T 314 Schnitz,Andrea 18 4*
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79500 BIOL 101 65 06:30PM-09:20PM T 311 Samson,April 18 2*
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82859 BIOL 101 66 06:30PM-09:20PM W 314 Steinert,Scott 18 1*
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79501 BIOL 101 67 06:30PM-09:20PM W 311 Hakanson,John 18 0*
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79502 BIOL 101 69 06:30PM-09:20PM TH 311 Sward,William 18 2*
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BIOL 190 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 4 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent; MATH 45 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces human anatomy and physiology, including structural-functional relationships, scientific method, precise terminology, and related human conditions and diseases. (Not open to students with credit for or concurrent enrollment in BIOL 260 or BIOL 261.) [D; CSU; UC]
BIOL 190 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79514 BIOL 190 05 03:00PM-04:15PM MW 321 Jones,Linda 18 11*
    04:30PM-05:45PM MW 321      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY, EVENING
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79516 BIOL 190 60 06:30PM-07:45PM MW 321 Matz,Stuart 18 3*
    08:00PM-09:15PM MW 321      
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BIOL 210 GENERAL ZOOLOGY 4 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: MATH 70 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or equivalent; RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] General zoology for biological science and related majors. Comparative approach to the study of animal life: organization, structure, physiology, reproduction, evolution, population ecology, and behavior of invertebrates and vertebrates. [D; CSU; UC]
BIOL 210 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79523 BIOL 210 61 05:30PM-06:20PM TTH 313 Hakanson,John 18 0*
    06:30PM-09:20PM TTH 313      
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BIOL 260 HUMAN ANATOMY 5 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: BIOL 100 and 101, or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes a systematic study of fundamental principles of human anatomy at cellular, tissue, organ, and organ system levels of organization. Introduces precise terminology, structural-functional relationships, scientific method, dissection of preserved animal specimens, and appreciation of related human diseases. [D; CSU; UC]
BIOL 260 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79532 BIOL 260 60 05:00PM-06:15PM MW 322 Brady,David 18 9*
    06:30PM-09:20PM MW 322      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
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79533 BIOL 260 62 05:00PM-06:15PM TTH 322 Waayers,Robyn 18 6*
    06:30PM-09:20PM TTH 322      
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BIOL 261 PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY 4 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: CHEM 100 or CHEM 170 or equivalent; BIOL 260 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Designed to cover the physiological concepts needed by the nursing paramedical professions or any transfer student requiring a thorough introduction to human physiology in preparation for more advanced upper-division course study.[D; CSU; UC]
BIOL 261 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79536 BIOL 261 360 05:00PM-06:15PM MW 4421 Yang,Charles 18 2*
    06:30PM-07:45PM MW 4421      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Honors Option Available
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79537 BIOL 261 60 05:00PM-06:15PM T 229A Jones,Linda 18 1*
    05:00PM-06:15PM TH 321      
    06:30PM-09:20PM TH 321      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
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BIOL 265 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY 5 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: BIOL 100 and 101, or equivalent; CHEM 100 or 170 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces fundamental concepts, methods, and relevant applications of microbiology, including microbial structure, physiology, genetics, epidemiology, agents of disease, mechanisms of pathogenesis and resistance, approaches to control and treatment of disease, immunology, and biotechnology. Emphasizes laboratory activities, stressing cultivation, characterization, identification, and biotechnological applications involving microbes important in clinical medicine. [D; CSU; UC]
BIOL 265 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79541 BIOL 265 60 05:00PM-06:15PM TTH 105A House,Brent 18 0*
    06:30PM-09:20PM TTH 312      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
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Total Courses: 7 Total Sections: 23
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