Credit Course Schedules

Biology - Fall 2019

Human Biology — 3109
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Human Biology - LAB — 3112
BIO 1500 – 0 credits
Ellen J. Lehning

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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 132
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Human Biology - LAB — 3114
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 132
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Health Science — 3104
BIO 1510 – 3 credits
Jeffrey A. Strauser

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. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Health Science — 3105
BIO 1510 – 3 credits
Jeffrey A. Strauser

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. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Health Science — 3107
BIO 1510 – 3 credits
Jeffrey A. Strauser

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. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Biology of Birds — 3140
BIO 1520 – 1 credit

In this introduction to birds, one of the most colorful and popular groups of animals on our planet, students will learn about basic anatomy and physiology, evolutionary history, classification and identification by sight and song, behavior, and ecological importance. Outdoor fieldwork is included. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Intro to Enviro Science - LAB — 3322
BIO 1550 – 0 credits
Janis L. Bowman

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports; Corequisite: MAT 0550 or Eligibility: college level mathematics. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 129
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Intro to Environmental Science — 3323
BIO 1550 – 4 credits
Kirk J. Parmenter

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports; Corequisite: MAT 0550 or Eligibility: college level mathematics. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 124
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Intro to Enviro Sci - LAB — 4229
BIO 1550 – 0 credits
Janis L. Bowman

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports; Corequisite: MAT 0550 or Eligibility: college level mathematics. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 129
Aug 29 – Dec 19 Thu 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Biology of Mammals — 3137
BIO 1560 – 1 credit

This course studies mammals, the group considered to be the peak of animal evolution. Students will learn about physiology, evolutionary history, classification and identification, behavior, and ecological importance. Outdoor fieldwork included. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Principles of Biology I - LAB — 3317
BIO 1570 – 0 credits
Andrew W. Pitoniak

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510 and CHE 1500 (or higher) - unless high school chemistry was passed; Eligibility: college level math. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 129
Aug 28 – Dec 19 Wed 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Principles of Biology I - LAB — 3318
BIO 1570 – 0 credits
Kirk J. Parmenter

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510 and CHE 1500 (or higher) - unless high school chemistry was passed; Eligibility: college level math. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 129
Aug 28 – Dec 19 Wed 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Principles of Biology I - LAB — 3319
BIO 1570 – 0 credits
Kirk J. Parmenter

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510 and CHE 1500 (or higher) - unless high school chemistry was passed; Eligibility: college level math. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 129
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Principles of Biology I — 3320
BIO 1570 – 4 credits
Ellen J. Lehning

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510 and CHE 1500 (or higher) - unless high school chemistry was passed; Eligibility: college level math. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 4:05 pm – 5:20 pm
Principles of Biology I — 3321
BIO 1570 – 4 credits
Ellen J. Lehning

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510 and CHE 1500 (or higher) - unless high school chemistry was passed; Eligibility: college level math. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 124
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Principles of Biology I Lab — 4303
BIO 1903 – 1 credit
Kirk J. Parmenter

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Biotechnology Internship — 3167
BIO 2012 – 3 credits

Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: completion of at least 12 college-level credits with a GPA of 2.0 or better. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 110
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Environmental Sci Internship — 3148
BIO 2013 – 3 credits
Janis L. Bowman

Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: completion of at least 12 college-level credits with a GPA of 2.0 or better. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 115
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Biotechnology Internship II — 3169
BIO 2022 – 3 credits

Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: completion of at least 12 college-level credits with a GPA of 2.0 or better. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 110
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Environmental Sci Intrnshp II — 3149
BIO 2023 – 3 credits
Janis L. Bowman

Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed.Prerequisite: completion of at least 12 college-level credits with a GPA of 2.0 or better. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3305
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Pamela L. Stoleson

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 126
Aug 30 – Dec 19 Fri 9:00 am – 11:45 am
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3306
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Kirk J. Parmenter

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 126
Aug 29 – Dec 19 Thu 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3307
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Laura Parmenter

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 126
Aug 28 – Dec 19 Wed 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3308
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Christina M. Slojkowski

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 126
Aug 28 – Dec 19 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3309
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Christina M. Slojkowski

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 126
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3310
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Kathleen M. Whitmore

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 126
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3312
BIO 2510 – 4 credits
Kirk J. Parmenter

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 124
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 4:05 pm – 5:20 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3313
BIO 2510 – 4 credits
Pamela L. Stoleson

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 124
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3314
BIO 2510 – 4 credits
Pamela L. Stoleson

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 124
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3315
BIO 2510 – 4 credits
Janis L. Bowman

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/Corequisite: ENG 1510; Prerequisite: CHE 1500 (or above)-unless high school chemistry was passed. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Microbiology — 3174
BIO 2531 – 3 credits
Andrew W. Pitoniak

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: ENG 1510 and BIO 1550 or BIO 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Microbiology — 3176
BIO 2531 – 3 credits
Andrew W. Pitoniak

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: ENG 1510 and BIO 1550 or BIO 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Microbiology - LAB — 3150
BIO 2532 – 1 credit
Andrew W. Pitoniak

Students will become skilled in appropriate techniques for handling bacterial cultures, identifying specimens and implementing and evaluating various standard diagnostic procedures. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and BIO 1550 or BIO 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 105
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 2:40 pm – 4:40 pm
Science Center 105
Aug 29 – Dec 19 Thu 2:40 pm – 3:40 pm
Microbiology - LAB — 3152
BIO 2532 – 1 credit
Janis L. Bowman

Students will become skilled in appropriate techniques for handling bacterial cultures, identifying specimens and implementing and evaluating various standard diagnostic procedures. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and BIO 1550 or BIO 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 105
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Science Center 105
Aug 29 – Dec 19 Thu 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Conservation Biology — 3153
BIO 2550 – 3 credits
Janis L. Bowman

Students will study, discuss, and present information related to the global loss of biodiversity. Traditional as well as modern conservation practices will be discussed emphasizing the ways in which the principles of genetics, ecology, and evolutionary biology are being utilized to conserve and protect at-risk species and global biodiversity. The growing need for the application of ecological principles to our human role in the environment, including topics such as habitat alteration and fragmentation, introduction of exotic species, ecological economics, the importance of diversity, and extinction will be discussed. Multiple field trips will be included outside of scheduled class time. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and BIO 1570 or (BIO 1575 + BIO 1580). J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 125
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Genetics — 3170
BIO 2560 – 4 credits
Andrew W. Pitoniak

Students will identify the fundamental concepts of heredity, including Mendelian principles and extensions, structure and replication of chromosomes, gene and chromosomal mutations, gene linkage and chromosome mapping, transcription and translation, regulation of gene expression, mechanisms of mutation, recombination and repair, population genetics, molecular evolution, cloning and recombinant DNA technology, and other contemporary topics. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and BIO 1570 or BIO 1575; Prerequisite/Corequisite: CHE 1550 or higher. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 109
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Genetics - LAB — 3172
BIO 2560 – 0 credits
Andrew W. Pitoniak

Students will identify the fundamental concepts of heredity, including Mendelian principles and extensions, structure and replication of chromosomes, gene and chromosomal mutations, gene linkage and chromosome mapping, transcription and translation, regulation of gene expression, mechanisms of mutation, recombination and repair, population genetics, molecular evolution, cloning and recombinant DNA technology, and other contemporary topics. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and BIO 1570 or BIO 1575; Prerequisite/Corequisite: CHE 1550 or higher. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 109
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Environmental Issues/Ethics — 3144
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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, BIO 1550 or BIO 1570 or BIO 1575. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Nutrition — 3116
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: BIO 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Adaptations in Extreme Environ — 3324
BIO 7507 – 1 credit
Janis L. Bowman

Students will explore animal and plant adaptations to extreme environmental conditions. Adaptations occur in many ways and result in amazing physical, chemical, and behavioral changes that continue to fuel animal and plant evolution. Eligibility: ENG 1510. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Nov 8 – Dec 19 Fri 12:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Ecology — 3325
BIO 8510 – 4 credits

Students will be introduced to the interactions between living organisms and their physical, chemical, and biological environment. Several levels of ecological organization will be examined, including the study of different types of populations, communities, and ecosystems. Topics include population structure and growth, species interaction, energy flow, nutrient cycling, succession, and applications to current environmental management issues. Students will perform ecological experiments in the filed as well as in the laboratory. Eligibility: ENG 1530, MAT 1590 (or higher); Prerequisite: BIO 1570 (or BIO 1575 and BIO 1580). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Ecology - LAB — 3326
BIO 8510 – 0 credits

Students will be introduced to the interactions between living organisms and their physical, chemical, and biological environment. Several levels of ecological organization will be examined, including the study of different types of populations, communities, and ecosystems. Topics include population structure and growth, species interaction, energy flow, nutrient cycling, succession, and applications to current environmental management issues. Students will perform ecological experiments in the filed as well as in the laboratory. Eligibility: ENG 1530, MAT 1590 (or higher); Prerequisite: BIO 1570 (or BIO 1575 and BIO 1580). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus