Credit Course Schedules

Biology - Fall 2022

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
Health Science — 3045
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 22 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Health Science — 3047
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 22 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Health Science — 3052
BIO 1510 – 3 credits
Kathleen M. Whitmore

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
Hultquist Library 148
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Wed 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Intro to Environmental Science — 3053
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
Hultquist Library 163
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Intro to Environmental Sci-Lab — 3055
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 22 – Dec 16 Mon 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Into to Environmental Science — 3795
BIO 1551 – 3 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). 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
Hultquist Library 163
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Biology of Mammals — 3063
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 4 – Dec 9 Fri 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
Principles of Cell & Molecular — 3066
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 22 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Prnples Cell & Molecular - Lab — 3068
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 22 – Dec 16 Tue 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Prnples Cell & Molecular - Lab — 3069
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 22 – Dec 16 Wed 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Principles-Ecology & Evolution — 3071
BIO 1580 – 4 credits
Kirk J. Parmenter

Students will recognize, identify, describe, and classify representatives of the major phylogenetic and taxonomic groups of life on earth, surveying the three domains of life?s biodiversity and the archaea, bacteria, protist, fungi, plant, and animal realms. Students will study evolutionary history and relationships, life cycles, reproductive strategies, morphology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, and ecological roles of representative organisms. Laboratory may include one or more outdoor experiences. This survey course is appropriate for both science and non-science majors. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and BIO 1550 or BIO 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Science Center 120
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Principles Eco & Evo - Lab — 3072
BIO 1580 – 0 credits
Kirk J. Parmenter

Students will recognize, identify, describe, and classify representatives of the major phylogenetic and taxonomic groups of life on earth, surveying the three domains of life?s biodiversity and the archaea, bacteria, protist, fungi, plant, and animal realms. Students will study evolutionary history and relationships, life cycles, reproductive strategies, morphology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, and ecological roles of representative organisms. Laboratory may include one or more outdoor experiences. This survey course is appropriate for both science and non-science majors. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and BIO 1550 or BIO 1570 or BIO 1575 or BIO 2510. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $30
Science Center 129
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Fri 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3073
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 22 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Anatomy & Physiology I — 3074
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 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - Lab — 3078
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 22 – Dec 16 Wed 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - Lab — 3080
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 22 – Dec 16 Tue 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Anatomy & Physiology I - Lab — 3082
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 22 – Dec 16 Fri 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
Microbiology — 3095
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 22 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Microbiology - LAB — 3097
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 22 – Dec 16 Tue 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Science Center 105
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Thu 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Microbiology - LAB — 3127
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 22 – Dec 16 Tue 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Science Center 105
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Thu 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Conservation Biology — 3130
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 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Ecology — 3131
BIO 2650 – 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 field as well as in the laboratory. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, BIO 1570 or BIO 1550; Prerequisite/Corequisite: MAT 1590 or higher. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Science Center 125
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Ecology - Lab — 3132
BIO 2650 – 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 field as well as in the laboratory. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, BIO 1570 or BIO 1550; Prerequisite/Corequisite: MAT 1590 or higher. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $30
Science Center 129
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Thu 1:30 pm – 4:15 pm