Biology

BIO 001: CRSE SPCFC STDY SK-BIO105

BIO 001 is a study skills course designed for those students who require support in BIO-105, General Biology I, taught by the instructor of BIO 105 with which it is content related. BIO 001 will include practical work with notetaking, textbook mastery, laboratory techniques, exam preparation and test taking techniques, as well as specific strategies necessary to the successful study of biology. Note: BIO 001 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student's grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status. Co-requisite: BIO-105

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 003: CRSE SPCFC STDY SK-BIO103

This is a study skills course designed for students who require support in BIO 103 Human Biology. Its content correlates with Human Biology and is taught by a BIO 103 instructor. BIO 003 will include practical work with note-taking, textbook mastery, exam preparation and test taking techniques, as well as specific strategies necessary for success in the study of laboratory materials.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 030: INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY

This course is designed for students in programs requiring Biology who are unprepared to enter a 100 level course as shown by testing and/or background. Course content includes study techniques, the nature of science, the scientific method, the metric system, biochemistry, the cell, the laboratory report and basic laboratory techniques. This course requires basic mathematical skills. Students are encouraged to take the appropriate English and math courses determined by placement testing with this course. A grade of C or better is required to take BIO 130. This course is a prerequisite for BIO 130 for those students referred after testing. Students are eligible to register for this course only twice. NOTE: BIO 030 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status. Students must register for both a lecture and a lab. 2 Lecture, 3 Lab, 0 Credit Hour (3 Credit Equivalents).

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 103: HUMAN BIOLOGY

An introductory course which concerns the structure and function of the human body and the maintenance of homeostasis. The course is designed for non-science majors and does not fulfill the elective requirement of the LAX student. Note: Students must register for both a lecture and a lab.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 104: ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY

An introductory course focusing on people and their relationship to the external environment. The subject is treated in the context of conservation, ecology, taxonomy and human behavioral patterns. Topics of current interest are discussed, such as pollution, local environmental issues and the economic uses of natural areas. The course is designed primarily for non-science majors and does not fulfill the elective requirement of the LAX program. Note: Students must register for both a lecture and a lab.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 105: GENERAL BIOLOGY I

An interdisciplinary study of basic biological concepts, including the nature of science, matter, the cell, characteristics of living matter, a brief survey of the living world, and ecology. BIO 105 and BIO 106 are recommended for students who wish to pursue studies in the Biological and Life Sciences. Non-science majors are encouraged to consider BIO 103 and BIO 104 (see descriptions).

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 106: GENERAL BIOLOGY II

A continuation of BIO 105, including homeostasis in organisms, genetics, evolution and a consideration of the structure and function of tissues, organs and organ systems. pre-requisites: BIO 105 with a grade of C or better.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 107: ECOLOGY

Ecology is a study of biological communities using field and laboratory methods. The ecological basis of contemporary environmental problems are examined and related to human activities. Food webs, energy pyramids, community structure, limiting factors and ecological succession are studied as they relate to environmental management practices.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 112: A BIOMEDCL VIEW AIDS/HIV INFCT

This course is designed to examine the frequency and distribution of AIDS/HIV infection. It will provide a general understanding of HIV, its modes of transmission, and approaches to its control and management. In addition, the course explores current concepts in the areas of testing, treatment and prevention.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 115: ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY FOR PAR

This one semester course is designed primarily for Paramedic students. It focuses on a problem-oriented approach to enhance understanding of the biological, chemical and physical principles underlying body system interactions in health and disease. The course is required for students in the Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program. Students must complete BIO 115 with a grade of C or better. It is not intended for Biology majors. Note: Students must register for both a lecture and a lab.

Credits: 5
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 117: UNDERSTANDING CANCER

This course is intended to introduce the student to various aspects of cancer including the biology of cancer, its impact on the patient and on society, treatment methods, risk assessment, prevention and future trends in dealing with the United States' second leading killer. Instructional methods include lecture, video tapes, classroom discussions, interactive CD- ROM and Web-based activities and guest lectures. Nursing students may not use this course for free elective credit.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 122: NUTRITION

This course is a study of the role nutrition plays in maintaining health. The course will cover basic nutrition concepts, application of nutrition guidelines, awareness of nutrition's role in disease management, life cycle nutrition, and food safety. Controversial issues related to nutrition and health will also be discussed.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 130: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGY

Course content includes biochemistry, the cell, transport mechanisms, the laboratory report and laboratory techniques. This course requires basic computational skills. This course is a prerequisite for BIO 131 for those students referred after testing. A grade of C or better is required to take BIO 131. This course does not fulfill the elective requirement of the LAX student. Pre-requisites and/or co-requisites: A grade of C or better in BIO 030 is required to take BIO 130. BIO 030 is a prerequisite for BIO 130 for those students referred after testing.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 131: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

The application of scientific principles from the areas of biology, chemistry and physics to the study of human anatomy and physiology. Required for nursing students and open to students in medically allied technologies. Not intended for biology majors. Note: Students must register for both a lecture and a lab. 3 Lecture, 2 Lab, 4 Credit Hours. Prerequisite: For those referred by testing or BIO 130 with a grade of C or better.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 132: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

BIO 132 is a continuation of BIO 131. Designed primarily for those students in the medically allied technologies. Note: Students must register for both a lecture and a lab. 3 Lecture, 2 Lab, 4 Credit Hours. Prerequisite: BIO 131 with a grade of C or better.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 144: HUMAN GENETICS

An interdisciplinary course involving the study of basic human genetics principles relating to cytogenetics, birth defect syndromes, genetic counseling, application to developmental disabilities, biochemical genetics, ethics, human engineering, clinical diagnoses, community services, community residential facilities and current legislation.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 203: INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY

An introduction to the principles of the classification of animals, followed by a systematic study of invertebrate animals, including their morphology, physiology, and natural history. Concepts of evolution, paleontology, and ecology are discussed. Prerequisite: BIO 105

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 204: GENERAL BOTANY

An introduction to the dynamic aspects of the plant world, including principles of classification, physiology, a survey of the plan kingdom, conservation, ecology and evolution. Laboratory work deals with physiological experiments, plant identification, life histories, and morphology. Field trips are scheduled. Pre-requisite: BIO 105

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 205: GENETICS

An introductory study of the basic principles of inheritance, including the biochemical, physiological and evolutionary aspects. Laboratory work includes experiments with microorganisms and fruit flies. Pre-requisite: BIO 105 and BIO 106

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 207: GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY

A study of microorganisms, with major focus on the bacteria. Morphology, physiology and genetics are emphasized. Applied areas are included. Pre-requisites: BIO 105-106, CHE 121-122 or permission of instructor.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 209: ANATOMY

A study of the various organ systems making up the total organism with emphasis on the human anatomy. Structural study of the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, excretory, nervous, and reproductive systems. Laboratory work will include dissection of the cat. Pre-requisites: BIO 105 – BIO 106

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 210: PHYSIOLOGY

A study of the workings and functional interrelationships of the organ systems, with emphasis on human physiology. Includes the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, excretory, nervous, and reproductive systems. Laboratory work will include experiments and demonstrations utilizing living material. Pre-requisites: BIO 105 – 106 and BIO 209 or permission of the instructor.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 212: MICROBIOLOGY

This course is a study of microorganisms, with emphasis on their morphology, physiology, and medical significance. Intended for students in the medical-allied health technologies. Not intended for biology majors, and does not fulfill the elective requirements of the LAX student. Pre-requisites: BIO 131 and BIO 132 with a grade of C or better.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 213: CELL PHYSIOLOGY

Cell physiology is a study of the regulation of cell growth and differentiation, cell-cell communication, control of gene expression, cellular aging, programmed cell death, and tissue maintenance. Cancer, as well as selected other diseases, are studied as examples of pathologies of each of these aspects of cellular physiology. Laboratories will teach a variety of basic research skills, including molecular biology techniques and histopathology. BIO 213 is intended for the LAX student. Prerequisites: BIO 105-106 or permission of the instructor.

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Attributes: Lab Science, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 225: ENVIRONMENTAL MEASUREMENTS

The study of standard qualitative and quantitative methods of environmental analysis, emphasizing the collection of field data, sampling techniques, population estimates, collecting techniques and practical applications. Pre-requisites: BIO 105 and BIO 107

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 226: ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS

This course is a study of the serious problems associated with hazardous and toxic substances in the environment. Topics include the classification of contaminants in the ecosystem, bioconcentration, assessment risks, and management techniques for hazardous material present in the atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere. Pre-requisites BIO 105

Credits: 4
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix B, Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 271: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT I

A special learning experience designed by one or more students with the cooperation and approval of a faculty member. Proposed study plans require departmental approval. Projects may be based on reading, research, community service, work experience, or other activities that advance the student's knowledge and competence in the field of biology or related areas. The student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 35-50 hours.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 272: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT II

Similar to BIO 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 70-90 hours.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 273: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT III

Similar to BIO 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 105-135 hours.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


BIO 922: TOPICS IN PALEONTOLOGY

BIO 922 is an elective science course focused on the paleobiology, taxonomy, and evolution of modern and extinct vertebrate life. 3 Lec. 0 Lab. 3 Cr. Hrs. Pre-requisites: A grade of C or better in any one of the following courses: BHS204, BHS202, BIO103, BIO104, BIO105, BIO106, BIO107, BIO131, BIO209, GLG121, GLG124, PHS102 or permission of instructor.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Allied Health & Biological Sci

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015