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
89894 BIOL 100 301 10:30AM-11:55AM MTWTH 4422 Jackson,Jennifer 8 1*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86569 BIOL 100 70 02:00PM-03:15PM MTWTH 7211 Monroe,Margo 9 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86570 BIOL 100 71 11:00AM-01:50PM MW 7205 Zayas-Alvarez,Dulce 9 2*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
90115 BIOL 100 72 11:00AM-01:50PM TTH 7212 Fowler,Randall 9 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
90175 BIOL 100 80 02:00PM-03:50PM MTWTH 5207 Jackson,Jennifer 7 12*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 7/31/2014
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Textbook Rental Program
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
86571 BIOL 101 01 01:00PM-03:50PM MW 314 Higa,Herman 9 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86572 BIOL 101 03 01:00PM-03:50PM TTH 314 Higa,Herman 9 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
89895 BIOL 101 301 01:00PM-04:20PM TTH 4421 Terzich,Martha 8 2*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86577 BIOL 101 70 11:00AM-01:50PM MW 7206 Eckles,Megan 9 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86578 BIOL 101 71 11:00AM-01:50PM TTH 7206 Zayas-Alvarez,Dulce 9 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86579 BIOL 101 72 03:30PM-06:20PM TTH 7206 Monroe,Margo 9 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
90116 BIOL 101 73 03:30PM-06:20PM MW 7206 Monroe,Margo 9 1*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
BIOL 185 BIOLOGY OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes the study of the biological principles underlying the effects of major legal and illegal drugs on the human body. Surveys the commonly abused drugs with regard to their chemical nature, where and how they act, and the factors that modify their effects. [D; CSU; UC]
BIOL 185 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
86581 BIOL 185 01 04:00PM-06:50PM MW 301 Shapiro,Sharon 9 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
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
89896 BIOL 190 301 08:00AM-10:05AM TWTH 4421 Tolli,John 8 1*
    10:15AM-12:20PM TWTH 4421      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86583 BIOL 190 70 08:00AM-09:15AM MTWTH 7206 Terzich,Martha 9 0*
    09:15AM-10:30AM MTWTH 7206      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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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] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: UNITS, LECTURE.]
BIOL 260 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
86584 BIOL 260 01 10:00AM-11:15AM MTWTH 322 Osborne,Philip 9 1*
    11:25AM-02:15PM MTWTH 322      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86585 BIOL 260 03 04:00PM-05:15PM MTWTH 322 Brady,David 9 0*
    05:25PM-08:15PM MTWTH 322      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
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
90312 BIOL 261 01 11:00AM-01:50PM MW 313 Shapiro,Sharon 9 0*
    11:00AM-01:50PM T 321      
    09:00AM-11:50AM TH 321      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
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] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: UNITS, LECTURE.]
BIOL 265 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
86586 BIOL 265 01 09:00AM-10:15AM MTWTH 313 Brady,David 9 0*
    10:25AM-01:15PM MTWTH 312      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86587 BIOL 265 03 04:00PM-05:15PM MTWTH 313 Tolli,John 9 0*
    05:25PM-08:15PM MTWTH 312      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM

Total Courses: 7 Total Sections: 20
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