Biological Sciences Summer Courses

BISC 1002 R11 Ecology: A Human Approach
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

A course designed for non-majors. Ecological concepts and how they relate to critical contemporary issues: air and water pollution, radiation, energy, and world hunger. Includes experiments, demonstrations, and field trips.

CRN:
Instructor: Johnson
3 credits


BISC 1403 R11 Introduction to Biology I Lecture
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 5:45-8 p.m.

An introduction to the chemistry of life; the structure, function and metabolism of the cell; heredity and molecular aspects of genetics; principles of evolution; biology of bacteria; protists and fungi; and plant evolution.

CRN:
Instructor: Ribeiro
3 credits


BISC 1404 R21 Introduction to Biology II Lecture
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 5:45-8 p.m.

An introduction to the biology of flowering plants and a systematic study of the major animal phyla involving aspects of their biology which suit them to their environment. Emphasizes the life support systems of mammals and humans, and addresses interactions among organisms; as well as between them and their environment.

CRN:
Instructor: Ribeiro
3 credits


BISC 1413 R11 Introduction to Biology I Lab
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 8-9:30 p.m.

A laboratory course designed to illustrate topics discussed in BISC 1403. Lab fee.

CRN:
Instructor: Ribeiro
2 credits


BISC 1414 R21 Introduction to Biology II Lab
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 8-9:30 p.m.

A laboratory course designed to illustrate topics discussed in BISC 1404. Lab fee.

CRN:
Instructor: Ribeiro
2 credits


BISC 2539 R11 General Genetics Lecture
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

A study of the gene in all its aspects; its structure, its informational nature; how this information is inherited unchanged; how this information is expressed in terms of an organism's structure and function; how this information can be altered; and how expression of this information is regulated so that environmentally appropriate responses are made. The unifying position of genetics in the study of biology is emphasized.

CRN:
Instructor: Dubrovsky
3 credits


BISC 2549 R11 General Genetics Lab
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

A laboratory course designed for a hands-on experience in the usage of various scientific methodologies and experiments in the field of basic genetics. Lab fee.

CRN:
Instructor: Dubrovsky
2 credits


BISC 3221 R11 Human Anatomy Lecture
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

A lecture course which examines cell, tissue, and gross anatomy of the major organ systems of the human body as they relate to life processes in health and disease. (Prereq: Introduction to Biology II; Coreq: Human Anatomy Lab)

CRN:
Instructor: Frank
3 credits


BISC 3231 R11 Human Anatomy Lab
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

A laboratory course employing slides, models, and gross dissection to study the structure of the major organ systems of the human body. Lab fee. (Coreq: Human Anatomy Lecture)

CRN:
Instructor: Frank
2 credits


BISC 3232 R21 Human Physiology Lecture
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

The basics of human body functions from cellular to organ system levels. A review of the general principles of whole body regulation is included. Internal responses to various physical stresses will also be discussed. (Prereq: Introduction to Biology II and General Chemistry II; Coreq: Human Physiology Lab)

CRN:
Instructor: Sankar
3 credits


BISC 3242 R21 Human Physiology Lab
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Laboratory exercises demonstrating principles of the human cardiovascular, nervous, respiratory, and urinary systems. Brief review of human anatomy and histology. An introduction to some of the diagnostic instrumentation and procedures used in medicine. Lab fee. (Coreq: Human Physiology Lecture)

CRN:
Instructor: Sankar
2 credits


BISC 3521 R11 Biochemistry
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

A lecture course on the principles of biochemistry. Topics include the chemistry and function of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids; enzymology; metabolism; bioenergetics; and gene structure and function. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry II, Instructor recommended prereq: Genetics)

CRN:
Instructor: Sankar
3 credits