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Bioscience Degree Courses


BIOL 1230 - Biology I 4 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours; 3 Lab Hours This course is an introduction to biology for bioscience majors and students planning to transfer to four year institutions. The course will introduce fundamental concepts of biology including the scientific method, structure and chemical properties of cells. The course will introduce students to biochemical pathways, bioenergetics, and basic concepts of genetics, heredity and homeostasis. Historical contributions and application of biological principles to biotechnology will be discussed. Students will meet three lecture hours and three lab hours per week. Semesters available: Day - F Prerequisite(s): Compass reading score of 80 & writing of 81; or successful completion of READ0080 & WRIT0090. MATH0074 minimum grade of C required or Compass score of 61 or higher & an Algebra score 31 or higher. Course Syllabus
BIOL 1550 - Microbiology 3 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 2 Lab Hours This course is designed for allied health and nursing majors. It explores the major groups of microorganisms and the role they play in the environment and in disease. The host-parasite relationship, human immunity to disease, epidemiology, and the control of microorganisms are also addressed. Laboratory exercises provide the student with the basic techniques of microbial identification, microscopy, sterile technique, and basic infection control. Day - F, Sp Evening - F Course Syllabus
BIOL 2751 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours; 3 Lab Hours This course is an in-depth study of the principles of human anatomy and physiology. It includes the study of structure and function of the body as a whole and study of cell biology, histology, the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, endocrine, and nervous systems plus the special senses. Laboratory exercises are designed to supplement lecture topics and include microscopy, the study of models, cat and specimen dissection, cadaver study, and physiological experiments. Day - F Evening - F Prerequisite(s): High school chemistry with minimum C minus (C-) grade or CHEM1010 with minimum C minus (C-) grade; and successful completion of all required remedial coursework in reading (READ0080 or minimum COMPASS Reading score of 80), writing (WRIT0090 or a minimum ACT English sub-score of 18 or minimum COMPASS Writing score of 69 and a minimum eWrite score of 6), and math (MATH0074 or a minimum ACT Math sub-score of 21 or minimum COMPASS Algebra score of 31) If the student has completed BIO121 and BIO122 OR BIOL1730 with a minimum C grade then the student is not required to have high school Chemistry or CHEM 1010. Course Syllabus
BIOL 2752 - Anatomy and Physiology II 4 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours; 3 Lab Hours This course is a continuation of BIOL 2751. It includes the study of structure and function of blood and the cardiovascular, lymphatic/immunity, digestive, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive systems. Laboratory exercises are designed to supplement lecture topics and include microscopy, the study of models, cat and specimen dissection, cadaver study, and physiological experiments. Day - Sp Evening - Sp Prerequisite(s): Take BIOL-2751; Minimum Grade C- Course Syllabus
BIOS 1010 - Introduction to Bioscience Lab Technique 4 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 4 Lab Hours Introduction to Bioscience Lab Techniques is designed to give students an introduction to the scientific concepts and laboratory research techniques currently used in the field of biotechnology. Students develop basic laboratory skills by the examination of the various instruments and methods of analysis used in the laboratory today. It will begin with general safety procedures utilized in every lab, and cover more specific issues relating to certain analytical protocol. Critical thinking and communication skills currently used in the biotechnology industry will begin in this course and continue throughout the program. Through reading assignments, laboratory work, and workplace experiences, students will explore and evaluate career opportunities in the field of biotechnology. Semesters available: Day - F Prerequisite(s): Take MATH-0074 Course Syllabus
BIOS 1030 - Environmental Bioscience 3 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 3 Lab Hours Environmental Biotechnology is designed to give students an introduction to the scientific concepts and laboratory research techniques currently used in the field of environmental biotechnology. Students develop laboratory skills, critical thinking, and communication skills currently used in the industry. Topics covered will include environmental pollution monitoring, sewage treatment including domestic, agricultural, and industrial waste, bioremediation, biofuels, other clean biotechnology techniques, laboratory work, and workplace experiences via off-site tours. Semesters available: Day - F Course Syllabus
BIOS 1210 - Histology 4 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 4 Lab Hours This course is designed for students who are interested in medicine and human or animal biology. The goal of this course is to introduce students to tissues that make up organs and the basic design of each of the major organs. Students will identify tissues using photographs, microscope slides, photographic slides, videotapes, and the internet (histology sites). In addition, fundamental histological techniques important to the preparation of microscope slides will be included in this course. Students will learn how to prepare tissues, embed tissues, use a microtome, and stain differentially as an aid to the identification of tissues. Finally, students will prepare slides of various tissues. Semesters available: Day - Sp Prerequisite(s): Take BIOL-2751, CHEM-1030, BIOS-1010, BIOS-1030; Course Syllabus
BIOS 1250 - Pharmaceutical & Toxicology Bioscience 5 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours; 4 Lab Hours The overall organization of the course is grouped into three sections: Part I (Introduction), Part II (Methodologies), and Part III (Analysis). Parts I and II comprise approximately one-half the course and Part III the remaining half. This course is based on lectures, labs, project assignments, and is to help the student (1) understand the various techniques in biotechnology, their applications in the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, and biomedical research; (2) gain knowledge in some of the physicochemical properties, pharmacology and the formulation of commonly used biopharmaceuticals; and (3) understand the principles of the mechanism of some biotechnologically derived diagnostic aids/tests. Semesters available: Day - Sp Prerequisite(s): Take BIOS-1010, BIOS-1030; Course Syllabus
BIOS 2410 - Advance Bioscience Techniques 4 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 4 Lab Hours This course will examine the advanced instruments and methods of analysis used in the laboratory today. The course will review general safety procedures and protocols utilized in the laboratory. The course will include a comprehensive review of advanced bioscience laboratory techniques utilized in the field today to include indications, process, advantages, disadvantages, analytical protocols, and performing specific laboratory techniques. Semesters available: Day - F Prerequisite(s): Take BIOS-1210, BIOS-1250; Course Syllabus
BIOS 2430 - Agricultural Bioscience 5 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours; 4 Lab Hours This module is required for all students in the major "Bioscience." This module is an overview of methods and applications of modern agricultural biotechnology. Molecular techniques specific to genetic-engineering and their analysis will be discussed in this course. It is based on lectures, research and lab. This course contains five parts: the basic science of gene and gene manipulation; valuable genes for agricultural biology, applications of molecular technologies to plant, animal and nutritional scientific research. We will address gene therapy as well as the ethical, legal and social implications of advances in biotechnology. We will discuss governmental regulation of food, drugs, and biotechnology itself. Biotechnology has been used in food production for thousands of years (e.g. brewing, yogurt, pickling, etc.). The new biotechnology has a high potential in food production and processing. This course will cover the applications of new biotechnology in food production or processing. Semesters available: Day - F Prerequisite(s): Take BIOS-1210, BIOS-1250; Course Syllabus
BIOS 2510 - Forensic Bioscience 4 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 4 Lab Hours This course contains three major parts: forensic DNA, extraction techniques and various techniques that apply to the forensic bioscience field. This course examines the way bioscience interacts with and influences forensics. Semesters available: Day - Sp Prerequisite(s): Take BIOS-2410, BIOS-2430; Course Syllabus
BIOS 2590 - Fieldwork/Seminar 6 Credits; 1 Lecture Hours; 24 Practicum Hours This course is designed to provide the student with hands-on experience within the bioscience field. This course involves placement of the student in an actual work environment that will integrate the student's knowledge and laboratory skills acquired within the core coursework of the bioscience program. The student will complete 32 hours of fieldwork experience at the placement site for 12 weeks. This work experience provides the foundation for developing the student into a competent bioscience laboratory technician. As part of this course the student will return to campus and attend a seminar offered concurrently with the fieldwork learning. The purpose of the seminar is to critique the experiences of the student in the facility. Specifically, the seminar will focus on self-understanding, understanding of the work setting, and the acquisition of knowledge and skills related to being an effective bio-technician. Semesters available: Day - Sp Prerequisite(s): Take BIOS-2410, BIOS-2430; Course Syllabus
CHEM 1030 - Chemistry 3 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 3 Lab Hours The course is to give the Allied Health and Nursing student an appreciation and understanding of general inorganic chemistry. Includes atomic and molecular structure, molecular forces, properties and states of matter, naming of chemical compounds, types and behaviors of solutions, types of reactions, acid base chemistry, carefully chosen organic topics with their applications to specific health problems. Laboratory exercises will enhance and reinforce lecture topics. Day - F, Sp, Su Evening - F, Sp Prerequisite(s): Take CHEM-1010; Course Syllabus
COMM 1010 - Speech 3 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours This course involves instruction and experience in giving a presentation. Students are taught the principles of speech content and delivery so that they can effectively participate in a variety of practical speaking situations. Presentations will include the informative speech, persuasive speech, visual aid/demonstration speech, impromptu speech, and group presentation. Semesters available: Day - F, Sp, Su Evening - F, Sp, Su Course Syllabus
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I 3 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours This is a basic course in expository writing and critical reading. Students read a variety of nonfiction works and write summaries, analysis, essays, and a researched argument in response to their reading. Students learn to read actively and accurately and to organize, develop, and revise coherent papers appropriate for a college-educated audience. Prerequisite(s): COMPASS writing score of 69 or above OR ACT 18-21 AND eWrite score of 6 OR WRIT0090 with minimum grade of C. COMPASS Reading score of 80 OR READ0080 with a minimum grade of C. Note: Students who have taken DEV 116 and ENG 100 in the past must be retested and placed according to test results. Course Syllabus
ENGL 1030 - English Composition II 3 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours This is a course in argument and research writing. Students read issue-based works and write summaries, responses, and an argument and research paper. Students learn to organize research projects, find and evaluate sources, incorporate ideas and quotations from sources, document their sources in MLA and APA style, analyze and use argumentative strategies and persuasive appeals, and prepare and revise effective, coherent papers. Prerequisite(s): Take ENGL-1010 with a minimum grade of C- or better. Course Syllabus
MATH 1030 - Variable Relationships; Algebra and Graphing 3 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours This course primarily presents variable relationships, both algebraically as well as graphically. A short presentation of descriptive statistics is included. Topics include dimensional analysis, algebra skills, functions, equation solving, ratio and proportion, variation, working with formulas, and additional emphasis on applied problems. Successful completion of MATH0074 with a grade of C- or better or a COMPASS Algebra score of 31 or higher or ACT Math score of 21 or higher required. Semesters Available Day - F, SP, SU Eve - F, SP, SU Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MATH0074 with a grade of C- or better or COMPASS Algebra score of 31 or better or ACT Math score of 21 required. Course Syllabus
ELECTIVES There are also 2 elective courses required for this degree. Please check with your academic advisor for a current electives list.

 

 

 

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