Credit Course Schedules

Biology - Fall 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Human Biology — 3097
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 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Human Biology - LAB — 3131
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
Fees: $30
Science Center 132
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Human Biology - LAB — 3132
BIO 1500 – 0 or 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
Fees: $30
Science Center 132
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Health Science — 3087
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. 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
Science Center 120
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Health Science — 3088
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. 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
Sheldon Center 223
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Intro to Environmental Science — 3069
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 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Intro to Envrmntl Science-LAB — 3070
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
Fees: $30
Science Center 129
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Biology of Mammals — 3092
BIO 1560 – 1 credit
Janis L. Bowman

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; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Science Center 120
Nov 5 – Dec 17 Fri 12:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Principles of Biology I - LAB — 3071
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 (or prerequisite/corequisite MAT 0550). J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $30
Science Center 129
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Principles of Biology I — 3563
BIO 1570 – 4 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 (or prerequisite/corequisite MAT 0550). J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 163
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Principles of Biology I — 3838
BIO 1570 – 4 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 (or prerequisite/corequisite MAT 0550). J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Science Center 124
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Principles of Biology I - LAB — 3850
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 (or prerequisite/corequisite MAT 0550). J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $30
Science Center 129
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Biology Internship — 3076
BIO 2010 – 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
Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Environmental Sci Internship — 3077
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
Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Biology Internship II — 3078
BIO 2020 – 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
Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Environmental Sci Intrnshp II — 3079
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
Science Center
Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3098
BIO 2510 – 4 credits
Ellen J. Lehning

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 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3100
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 125
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3133
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Andrew W. Pitoniak

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
Fees: $30
Science Center 126
Aug 27 – Dec 17 Fri 9:00 am – 11:45 am
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3142
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Staci M. Fedyshin

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
Fees: $30
Science Center 126
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3143
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
Fees: $30
Science Center 126
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3564
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
Fees: $30
Science Center 126
Aug 26 – Dec 17 Thu 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - LAB — 3565
BIO 2510 – 0 credits
Ellen J. Lehning

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
Fees: $30
Science Center 126
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3846
BIO 2510 – 4 credits
Ellen J. Lehning

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 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Anat & Physio II - LAB — 3860
BIO 2520 – 0 credits
Joanne D. Hitchcock

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 1575 or BIO 2510. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Science Center 132
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Microbiology — 3170
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 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Science Center 109
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Microbiology — 3837
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 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Science Center 120
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Microbiology - LAB — 3080
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 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $65
Science Center 105
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Science Center 105
Aug 26 – Dec 17 Thu 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Microbiology - LAB — 3112
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 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $65
Science Center 105
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Science Center 105
Aug 26 – Dec 17 Thu 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Conservation Biology — 3081
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 1550 or BIO 1570 or (BIO 1575 + BIO 1580). J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Science Center 125
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Genetics — 3171
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 24 – Dec 17 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
Fees: $30
Science Center 109
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Ecology — 3096
BIO 8510 – 4 credits
Janis L. Bowman

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
Science Center 120
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Ecology - LAB — 3130
BIO 8510 – 0 credits
Janis L. Bowman

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
Fees: $30
Science Center 129
Aug 26 – Dec 17 Thu 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm