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Summer 2008 Biology 101 Lab Schedule
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The Biology Department of Southwestern College is committed to providing the opportunity to learn more about the science of life in the world around us.

The Biology Department offers a variety of courses to satisfy the many goals of our students.

Click on one of the following choices to find out about specific courses:

Biology for Transfer and General Interest

These courses are designed to satisfy general education transfer requirements and/or specific interests.

(Click on course number for complete course outline)

Number Course Name Units
Biol 100 Principles of Biology 3
Biol 101 Principles of Biology Laboratory 1
Biol 130 Animal Biology: A Behavioral Approach 3
Biol 131 Animal Biology Laboratory 1
Biol 140 Environmentall Biology 3
Biol 150 Natural History of Plants and Animals 4
Biol 160 Marine Biology 3
Biol 161 Marine Biology Laboratory 1
Biol 170 Field Botany 4
Biol 180 Human Heredity, Evolution, and Society 3

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Biology for Majors

These courses are designed specifically for those students who plan to pursue bachelors¹ degrees in the biological sciences such as biology, zoology, ecology, microbiology, biochemistry, marine biology and other related sciences. These courses are also appropriate for pre-professional programs such as pre-medicine, pre-veterinary medicine, and pre-dental medicine.

(Click on course number for complete course outline)

Number Course
Units
Biol 210 General Zoology
4
Biol 211 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
4
Biol 212 Biology of Plants
4

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Biology for Allied Healh

These courses are designed for students interested in nursing, surgical technician, dental hygiene, and other health related professions.

(Click on course number for complete course outline)

Number Course
Units
Biol 190 Human Anatomy and Physiology
4
Biol 260 Human Anatomy
5
Biol 261 Principles of Human Physiology
4
Biol 265 General Microbiology
5

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Biotechnology

These courses are designed to satisfy the requirements for students interested in the field of biotechnology.

(Click on course number for complete course outline)

Number Course
Units
Biol 205 DNA Science I
2
Biol 206 DNA Science II
2
Biol 229 Introduction to Biological Science I
3
Biol 230 Introduction to Biological Science II
3

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Field Studies

These courses are offered periodically for those students interested in field research.

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