Biology - Fall 2018

Health Science — 3337
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Environmental Science — 3339
BIO 1550 – 4 credits
Robert A. Phillips

Students will study environmental science emphasizing the history of environmental concerns, biomes, and how species interact with each other?s and their environment (air, water, and soil). Through lecture and laboratory discussions and activities, students will investigate biological resources, population dynamics, toxicology, energy resources, land use management, and other related topics. This course is appropriate for both science and non-science majors. Eligibility: ENG 1510, MAT 0600 (or higher); Reading 80+. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 228
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Enviro Sci - LAB — 3340
BIO 1550 – 0 credits
Mark A. Waruch

Students will study environmental science emphasizing the history of environmental concerns, biomes, and how species interact with each other?s and their environment (air, water, and soil). Through lecture and laboratory discussions and activities, students will investigate biological resources, population dynamics, toxicology, energy resources, land use management, and other related topics. This course is appropriate for both science and non-science majors. Eligibility: ENG 1510, MAT 0600 (or higher); Reading 80+. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 203
Aug 29 – Dec 20 Wed 9:00 am – 11:45 am
Principles of Biology I — 3341
BIO 1570 – 4 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 Prerequisite/Corequisite: CHE 1500 or CHE 1530; Eligibility: ENG 1530 or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 204
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Princip of Bio I - LAB — 3342
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 Prerequisite/Corequisite: CHE 1500 or CHE 1530; Eligibility: ENG 1530 or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 215
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue 8:30 am – 11:15 am
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3343
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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Anatomy & Physi I - LAB — 3344
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 30 – Dec 20 Thu 10:00 am – 12:45 pm
Anatomy & Physi I - LAB — 3345
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 30 – Dec 20 Thu 2:40 pm – 5:25 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3346
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 29 – Dec 20 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physio I - LAB — 3347
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 27 – Dec 20 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physio I - LAB — 3348
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physiology II — 3349
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Anatomy & Physio II - LAB — 3350
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue 10:00 am – 12:45 pm
Anatomy & Physio II - LAB — 3351
BIO 2520 – 0 to 4 credits

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

Microbiology — 3394
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Microbiology - LAB — 3396
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue 2:40 pm – 5:25 pm
Environmental Issues/Ethics — 3399
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 is a team-taught course. Prerequisites: BIO 1570 or BIO 1575; ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Nutrition — 3402
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

College Center 227
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm