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Bio-Science - BIO
Biotechnology in Society
BIO 150

This course explores the field of biotechnology in a comprehensive overview. Material covered includes the following: history of biotechnology; basic techniques used in biotechnology; current and future impacts of biotechnology; and ethical issues within biotechnology.

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Basic Anatomy & Physiology
BIO 050

This course provides the fundamentals of anatomical structures and functions of the human body.

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Bio Science I
BIO 100

An introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things.

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General Botany
BIO 111

A survey of the plant kingdom with emphasis on evolutionary advancements and the structure and function of plants and their economic importance.


Prerequisites: BIO 100


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General Zoology
BIO 116

An introduction to the basic concepts of animal life and its diversity. Including: taxonomy, cellular and organismic structure and function, development and economic importance.


Prerequisites: Bio 100


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Natural Science
BIO 120

Designed to give practical science experience to students of child care, elementary and special education. Much of the time is spent learning to do things rather than learning about things.

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Environmental Science
BIO 130

An introductory course dealing with the principles that govern natural environments including man's relationship to them. Part of the course will be conducted in the field observing and measuring various aspects of ecology.

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Introduction to Genetics
BIO 160

An introduction to the principles of genetics with emphasis on human heredity. Included are Mendelian genetics, hereditary disorders, gene expression, genetic engineering and agricultural genetics.

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Vertebrate Zoology
BIO 212

Laboratory and field course. An in-depth study of North American vertebrates with emphasis on Illinois species. Includes taxonomy, distribution, habitats, adaptation, and economic importance.


Prerequisites: BIO 100, BIO 116


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Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
BIO 214

Classification and comparative anatomy and vertebrates including the functions and evolution of their organ systems. Laboratory work includes a variety of vertebrate forms.


Prerequisites: BIO 100, BIO 116


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Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 225

This course employs the regional approach to human structure and function using human cadavers. First of a two course sequence for allied health majors.


Prerequisites: BIO 100 or consent of instructor


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Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 226

Continuation of BIO225, Human A & P I. Emphasis on human anatomy and physiology through the regional approach using human cadavers.


Prerequisites: BIO 225


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Microbiology
BIO 235

This course covers a survey of microorganisms with detailed study of the biology, metabolism, growth, death, genetics, and methods of differentiation of bacteria. Also classification, control of organisms by physical and chemical methods, immunology and diseases are covered.


Prerequisites: BIO 100 or consent of instructor


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