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
86568 BIOL 100 63 05:30PM-08:20PM MW 302 Schnitz,Andrea 9 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM

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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
86575 BIOL 101 60 05:30PM-08:20PM TTH 314 Schnitz,Andrea 9 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
86576 BIOL 101 63 06:00PM-08:50PM MW 314 Woo,Mary 9 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
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
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 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
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: 4 Total Sections: 5
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