Biological Sciences Summer Courses

Ecology: A Human Approach
Session II, July 5 - August 8, 2017
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Course Number: BISC 1002 R21, Closed
Instructor: Johnson
3 credits


Introduction to Biology I
Session I, May 30 - June 29, 2017
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 6 - 9:45 p.m.

A combined introductory lecture and lab course for the Summer Session concentrating on the chemistry of biological molecules; cell organization, metabolism, and reproduction; and the principles of genetics, molecular biology, and evolution. Also includes a survey of viruses, eubacteria, archaebacteria, protists, fungi, and plants. Lab fee. Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 1401 R11, CRN: 10019
Instructor: Iwantsch
4 credits


Introduction to Biology II
Session II, July 5 - August 8, 2017
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 6 - 9:45 p.m.

A combined introductory lecture and lab course for the Summer Session continuing the presentation begun in Introduction to Biology I. Includes higher plant and animal structure and function; a survey of the major animal phyla including aspects of their structure, function, behavior, and life cycle. Also includes concepts of ecology. Lab fee. (Prereq: Introduction to Biology I) Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 1402 R21, CRN: 10174
Instructor: Mazzoni
4 credits


Human Anatomy Lecture
Session II, July 5 - August 8, 2017
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) Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 3221 R21, CRN: 10175
Instructor: Frank
3 credits


Human Anatomy Lab
Session II, July 5 - August 8, 2017
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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) Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 3231 R21, CRN: 10176
Instructor: Frank
2 credits


Human Physiology Lecture
Session I, May 30 - June 29, 2017
Rose Hill: MTWTh: 6 - 9 p.m. MT, 5:30 - 6:45 p.m.

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) Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 3232 R11, CRN: 10020
Instructor: Sankar
3 credits


Human Physiology Lab
Session I, May 30 - June 29, 2017
Rose Hill: WTh, 7 - 9:30 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) Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 3242 R11, CRN: 10021
Instructor: Sankar
2 credits


Biochemistry
Session I, May 30 - June 29, 2017
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

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: Introduction to Biology II, Instructor recommended prereq: Genetics and Organic Chemistry I) Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 3521 R11, CRN: 10031
Instructor: Zhu
3 credits


Microbiology Lecture
Session I, May 30 - June 29, 2017
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Detailed study of microbial metabolism and physiology; microbial roles in maintaining earth's ecosystems and human health; and global environmental change and effects on emerging infectious diseases, epidemiology, and public health. (Prereq: General Chemistry I, Introduction to Biology II; Coreq: Microbiology Lab) Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 3643 R11, CRN: 10032
Instructor: Johnson
3 credits


Microbiology Lab
Session I, May 30 - June 29, 2017
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

Laboratory exercises are designed to develop skills in: sterile culture techniques for isolating bacteria and fungi from natural substrates; and microscopy and staining techniques for visualization, identification, and quantification of microbes. Lab fee. (Coreq: Microbiology Lecture) Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 3653 R11, CRN: 10033
Instructor: Johnson
2 credits


Cell Biology
Session II, July 5 - August 8, 2017
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Presents fundamental principles of cell structure and function important to an understanding of cellular interactions in the development, maintenance, and reproduction of multicellular organisms. Aberrations of cell structure and function that contribute to human disease are discussed extensively. (Prereq: General Chemistry I, Introduction to Biology II) Syllabus

Course Number: BISC 3754 R21, Cancelled
Instructor: Zhu
3 credits


Freshwater Algae Identification
Session I, June 15 - June 29, 2017
Louis Calder Center

This is a special 2.5 week graduate field course to be hosted at Fordham's Louis Calder Center. The course will embark on a study of the largest, most diverse, and arguably the most important group of plants on earth: the algae. Algae form the base of aquatic food webs, and are both the cause of water quality issues and a tool in ecological assessments used to protect inland waters.

This workshop is being offered for 0 credit. For more information, please visit this link: Freshwater Algae Identification

Course Number: BISC 5512 R12
Instructor: Wehr
0 credits