Biology - Spring 2017

Human Biology — 3226
BIO 1500 – 4 credits
April E. Ferris-Lucks

This course covers basic structures and functions of the human body. Students will learn about the chemical basis of life, cellular structure and metabolism, tissues, and an overall survey of the organ systems of the body. An introduction to human evolution is presented. Recent developments in science, medicine, and health coupled with environmental issues and their impact on health are incorporated into the course. Laboratory exercises include use of the microscope, experimentation, and hands-on investigation of organ systems. Corequisite: ENG 1510, Reading score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 021
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Human Biology - LAB — 3868
BIO 1500 – 0 credits
April E. Ferris-Lucks

This course covers basic structures and functions of the human body. Students will learn about the chemical basis of life, cellular structure and metabolism, tissues, and an overall survey of the organ systems of the body. An introduction to human evolution is presented. Recent developments in science, medicine, and health coupled with environmental issues and their impact on health are incorporated into the course. Laboratory exercises include use of the microscope, experimentation, and hands-on investigation of organ systems. Corequisite: ENG 1510, Reading score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 021
Jan 18 – May 18 Wed 2:40 pm – 5:25 pm
Health Science — 3225
BIO 1510 – 3 credits
April E. Ferris-Lucks

Students will investigate a variety of health-related topics, many of which are useful in planning a healthier lifestyle. Topics include stress, mental health, nutrition, human sexuality and reproduction, birth control, sexually transmitted and other diseases, cardiovascular health, cancer, drugs (including alcohol), and environmental health. This survey course is appropriate for non-science majors. Corequisite: ENG 0430 and ENG 0410; Reading score Accuplacer 70+. Note: Eligibility for ENG 1510 is strongly recommended. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 218
Jan 18 – May 18 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physiology II — 3227
BIO 2520 – 4 credits
Ellen J. Lehning

In this second of two sequential human anatomy and physiology courses, students will study water, electrolyte, and acid-base balance, and the following organ systems: urinary, digestive, endocrine, nervous, and reproductive. In the accompanying laboratory students will perform animal dissection, organ dissection, and will implement experimental process and protocols. Prerequisite: BIO 1570 or BIO 2510; Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 021
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 5:05 pm – 6:20 pm
Anatomy & Physiology II - LAB — 3228
BIO 2520 – 0 credits
Ellen J. Lehning

In this second of two sequential human anatomy and physiology courses, students will study water, electrolyte, and acid-base balance, and the following organ systems: urinary, digestive, endocrine, nervous, and reproductive. In the accompanying laboratory students will perform animal dissection, organ dissection, and will implement experimental process and protocols. Prerequisite: BIO 1570 or BIO 2510; Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center LAB
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 2:10 pm – 4:55 pm