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
87508 BIOL 100 301 09:30AM-10:45AM MW 4422 Higa,Herman 18 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
87509 BIOL 100 360 06:00PM-09:05PM M 4422 Fowler,Randall 18 2*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM

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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
87544 BIOL 101 301 12:00PM-03:05PM M 4421 Higa,Herman 18 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
87545 BIOL 101 360 06:00PM-08:50PM TH 4421 Valtierra,Hector 18 9*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
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
87567 BIOL 190 301 08:00AM-09:15AM MW 4421 Griffith-Jackson,Shaunte 18 2*
    09:30AM-10:45AM MW 4421      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
BIOL 260 HUMAN ANATOMY 4 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
90847 BIOL 260 301 11:00AM-11:50AM TTH 4421 Hecht,Irwin 18 0*
    12:00PM-02:50PM TTH 4421      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
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
87587 BIOL 261 360 05:00PM-06:20PM MW 4421 Buehler,Lukas 18 5*
    06:30PM-07:50PM MW 4421      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
BIOL 265 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY 4 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
90852 BIOL 265 301 11:30AM-12:20PM TTH 4422 Valtierra,Hector 18 0*
    12:30PM-03:20PM TTH 4419      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 8
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