Biology - Fall 2017

Health Science — 3252
BIO 1510 – 3 credits
Tisha L. Seeley

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 204
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Principles of Biology I — 3253
BIO 1570 – 4 credits
Robert A. Phillips

Students will identify, understand, and interpret fundamental biological principles such as biodiversity, evolution, ecology, chemical foundations of life, cell structure and function, cellular metabolism, photosynthesis, respiration, cellular reproduction, and classical, human and molecular genetics. Laboratory may include one or more outdoor experiences. Prerequisite: high school chemistry or Corequisites: CHE 1500 or CHE 1530 and MAT 0600 and ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 204
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Principles of Biology I - LAB — 3254
BIO 1570 – 0 credits
Mark A. Waruch

Students will identify, understand, and interpret fundamental biological principles such as biodiversity, evolution, ecology, chemical foundations of life, cell structure and function, cellular metabolism, photosynthesis, respiration, cellular reproduction, and classical, human and molecular genetics. Laboratory may include one or more outdoor experiences. Prerequisite: high school chemistry or Corequisites: CHE 1500 or CHE 1530 and MAT 0600 and ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 215
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 8:30 am – 11:15 am
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3255
BIO 2510 – 4 credits
Robert J. Ratterman

This first of two sequential human anatomy and physiology courses is designed for students who have had little or no previous study of the body or the physical and chemical principles on which body structure and function is based. In this course, students will learn basic chemistry and physics, cytology, and histology. Students will study the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and respiratory. In the accompanying laboratory, students will learn basic terminology, microscopy, animal dissection, organ dissection, and experimental process and protocols. Prerequisite: high school chemistry, CHE 1500, or CHE 1530; Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. It is strongly recommended that students have an appropriate biology course. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 204
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3256
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Robert J. Ratterman

This first of two sequential human anatomy and physiology courses is designed for students who have had little or no previous study of the body or the physical and chemical principles on which body structure and function is based. In this course, students will learn basic chemistry and physics, cytology, and histology. Students will study the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and respiratory. In the accompanying laboratory, students will learn basic terminology, microscopy, animal dissection, organ dissection, and experimental process and protocols. Prerequisite: high school chemistry, CHE 1500, or CHE 1530; Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. It is strongly recommended that students have an appropriate biology course. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 203
Aug 31 – Dec 21 Thu 10:00 am – 12:45 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3257
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Robert J. Ratterman

This first of two sequential human anatomy and physiology courses is designed for students who have had little or no previous study of the body or the physical and chemical principles on which body structure and function is based. In this course, students will learn basic chemistry and physics, cytology, and histology. Students will study the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and respiratory. In the accompanying laboratory, students will learn basic terminology, microscopy, animal dissection, organ dissection, and experimental process and protocols. Prerequisite: high school chemistry, CHE 1500, or CHE 1530; Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. It is strongly recommended that students have an appropriate biology course. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 203
Aug 31 – Dec 21 Thu 2:40 pm – 5:25 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3259
BIO 2510 – 4 credits
Kelly L. Tincher

This first of two sequential human anatomy and physiology courses is designed for students who have had little or no previous study of the body or the physical and chemical principles on which body structure and function is based. In this course, students will learn basic chemistry and physics, cytology, and histology. Students will study the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and respiratory. In the accompanying laboratory, students will learn basic terminology, microscopy, animal dissection, organ dissection, and experimental process and protocols. Prerequisite: high school chemistry, CHE 1500, or CHE 1530; Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. It is strongly recommended that students have an appropriate biology course. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 104
Aug 30 – Dec 21 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3260
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Kelly L. Tincher

This first of two sequential human anatomy and physiology courses is designed for students who have had little or no previous study of the body or the physical and chemical principles on which body structure and function is based. In this course, students will learn basic chemistry and physics, cytology, and histology. Students will study the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and respiratory. In the accompanying laboratory, students will learn basic terminology, microscopy, animal dissection, organ dissection, and experimental process and protocols. Prerequisite: high school chemistry, CHE 1500, or CHE 1530; Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. It is strongly recommended that students have an appropriate biology course. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 203
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physi I - LAB — 3967
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Mark A. Waruch

This first of two sequential human anatomy and physiology courses is designed for students who have had little or no previous study of the body or the physical and chemical principles on which body structure and function is based. In this course, students will learn basic chemistry and physics, cytology, and histology. Students will study the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and respiratory. In the accompanying laboratory, students will learn basic terminology, microscopy, animal dissection, organ dissection, and experimental process and protocols. Prerequisite: high school chemistry, CHE 1500, or CHE 1530; Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. It is strongly recommended that students have an appropriate biology course. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 203
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physiology II — 3262
BIO 2520 – 4 credits
Robert A. Phillips

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 204
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Anatomy & Physiology II - LAB — 3263
BIO 2520 – 0 credits
Robert A. Phillips

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 203
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 10:00 am – 12:45 pm
Anatomy & Physiology II - LAB — 4345
BIO 2520 – 0 credits
Robert A. Phillips

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 215
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 2:40 pm – 5:25 pm
Microbiology — 3265
BIO 2531 – 3 credits
Robert J. Ratterman

Students will identify the microorganisms of importance to medicine, industry, and the natural world. Topics include microbial taxonomy; cultivation; metabolism; genetics; physical, chemical, and chemotherapeutic agents of microbial control; host defense mechanisms and immunology; biology; epidemiology; and selected bacterial, fungal, protozoan, and viral pathogens of medical significance. Prerequisite: BIO 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510; Eligibility: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 228
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Microbiology - LAB — 3266
BIO 2532 – 1 credit
Robert J. Ratterman

Students will become skilled in appropriate techniques for handling bacterial cultures, identifying specimens and implementing and evaluating various standard diagnostic procedures. Prerequisite: BIO 1570, or BIO 1575, or BIO 2510; Eligibility: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 203
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 2:40 pm – 5:25 pm
Environmental Issues/Ethics — 3267
BIO 2570 – 3 credits
Melanie Smith, William J. Hannon

Students will gain critical understanding of the impacts of human activities as they affect the earth and the web of life it sustains from both ethical and scientific perspectives. Contemporary environmental issues such as methods and limitations of science and moral reasoning, global warming, ozone depletion, deforestation, animal rights, population growth, waste disposal, biodiversity, and species extinction will be discussed. This team-taught course is offered under biology for natural science credit (BIO 2570) or philosophy for humanities credit (PHL 2570). Prerequisites: BIO 1570 or BIO 1575; ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Nutrition — 3186
BIO 2760 – 3 credits
Carey L. Skelton

Students will evaluate the importance of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water, energy metabolism, nutritional needs throughout the life cycle, nutrition and disease states, food safety, and consumer issues dealing with nutrition. Prerequisite: A High School Biology Course or BIO 1570 or BIO 1575, or BIO 2510; Corequisite: ENG 1510 and college level reading score Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm