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Undergraduate Biological Sciences

2014 Summer Term

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4 Units

BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS (GL)

Biological Sciences 120

A terminal course designed to introduce basic principles of life, such as structure and function, reproduction, evolution, diversity, and adaptation, leading to a broader understanding of man and his biological environment. Not applicable to biology emphases or minors. Three lectures and two hours of laboratory per week.


5 Units

INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I (GL)

Biological Sciences 141

An introduction to biology emphasizing the chemistry of life, the cell, metabolism, genetics, bacteria and protists. Three hours of lecture and one hour of discussion and two hours of laboratory per week. This course is prerequisite to all advanced courses in biology for majors and minors. Offered every term.


3 Units

ECOLOGY AND SOCIETY (GM)

Biological Sciences 214

A study of basic ecological concepts and their application to the identification, understanding, and abatement of contemporary environmental problems. Special emphasis is given to those problems resulting from man and his activities. This course is accepted as a course in conservation required for teacher licensure in the sciences.


4 Units

ECOLOGY & GEOLOGY OF YELLOWSTONE NATL. PARK & UPPER GREAT PLAINS (GL)

Biological Sciences 250

An interdisciplinary introduction to field methods, geology, ecology and natural history. Involves on-line work with additional lectures and labs at Yellowstone National Park and locations en route. Additional course fees apply. Students with disabilities may be accomodated. Biology or Geology/Geography majors take Bio/Geo 451 or see Department Chair. Summers only.


2 Units

BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY METHODS I

Biological Sciences 254

Introduction to theory and practice in modern molecular biology labs, including principles of nucleic acid isolation/quantitation/manipulation, photometry, centrifugation, electrophoresis, and assay methods. Exercises include basic lab methods and techniques, DNA analysis including cloning, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) restriction digests and RNA analysis. Three hours laboratory per week.


3 Units

NATURAL HISTORY OF YELLOWSTONE NP AND THE UPPER GREAT PLAINS

Biological Sciences 451

This is an introductory, multi-disciplinary, summer field course open to all. It is held at Yellowstone National Park and locations in route. Students will learn field methods, geology, ecology and natural history. It is suitable for biology and geology majors and anyone interested in field science or natural history.


1-12 Units

INTERNSHIP IN BIOLOGY

Biological Sciences 493

Variable topics.


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Biological Sciences 498

Typical projects may include helping researchers in conducting researvh projects or helping instructors develop pedagogical tools for their courses. Eligible students who are conducting their own research projects should enroll in Biology 498R. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major and degree or 2 units in the minor.


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY - UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Biological Sciences 498R

Students will complete and present an undergraduate research project unter the directior of a faculty mentor. Projects may require more than one semester to complete. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major and degree or 2 in the minor.

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