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BIOL 1A PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY - EVOLUTION, DIVERSITY, AND ECOLOGY 4.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Chem 1A.
The first course in a 3-course sequence for Biology majors (Biol 1ABC). The degree of rigor and amount of independent learning required are designed to meet the preparation needs of students transferring to upper division Biology study. Describes the scientific method, studies the history, evidence, and mechanisms of evolution, investigates the classification and diversity of living organisms, investigates the population, community, and ecosystem ecological principles with an emphasis on the connection between ecology and evolution. For majors in biological sciences but open to all qualified students. Recommended concurrent enrollment in Chem 1A. Total of 54 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BIOL 1B PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY - CELLULAR AND ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY 4.0
Prerequisite: Biol 1A, Chem 1A.
The second course in a 3-course sequence for Biology majors (Biol 1ABC). The degree of rigor and amount of independent learning required are designed to meet the preparation needs of students transferring to upper division biology study. Investigates the basic principles of cell biology, describes and explores patterns of heredity including Mendelian genetics and linkage analysis, studies organismal physiology through investigations of plant and animal form and function. For majors in biological sciences but open to all qualified students. Recommended concurrent enrollment in Chem 1B. Total of 54 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
BIOL 1C PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY - INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 4.0
Prerequisite: Biol 1B, Chem 1B.
The third course in a 3-course sequence for Biology majors (Biol 1ABC). The degree of rigor and amount of independent learning required are designed to meet the preparation needs of students transferring to upper division biology studies. Investigates biochemistry and molecular biology; covering bioenergetics, molecular genetics, cell signaling, cell reproduction, immunology, and cancer. Laboratory investigations use current molecular techniques. For majors in biological sciences but open to all qualified students. Total of 54 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BIOL 2 ANIMAL BIOLOGY 4.0
Major zoological principles both invertebrate and vertebrate. Animal development, form and function, natural history and economic relationship to human society. Recommended a 1-99 lab science course. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
BIOL 3 TOPICS IN HUMAN BIOLOGY 4.0
Reproduction, cell biology, immune systems, genetics, population genetics, ecology, evolution and behavior. Labs include computer simulations as well as traditional skills. Recommended a 1-99 lab science course. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BIOL 4 PLANT BIOLOGY 4.0
Basic botanical principles, plant evolution and diversity, the cell, photosynthesis, respiration, reproduction, heredity, ecology and importance of plants to humans. Recommended a 1-99 lab science course. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BIOL 5A TOPICS IN APPLIED BOTANY/URBAN TREE IDENTIFICATION & BIOLOGY 1.0
Lecture, laboratory and field investigations focusing on topics of current and general interest in applied botany. Total of 9 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BIOL 5B TOPICS IN APPLIED BOTANY: BOTANY FOR SCHOOL GARDENS 1.0
Lecture, laboratory and field investigations focusing on topics of current and general interest in applied botany. Total of 9 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BIOL 5C TOPICS IN APPLIED BIOLOGY - MEDICINAL PLANTS 1.0
Lecture, laboratory and field investigations focusing on topics of current and general interest in applied botany. Total of 9 hours of lecture and 27 hours of laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BIOL 10A CELLULAR BIOLOGY, GENETICS AND EVOLUTION 5.0
Prerequisite: Chem 1A.
Investigates the principles governing cell biology, metabolism, genetics, evolution and history of life on earth. The first course in a 3-course sequence for Biology majors (Biol 10ABC). For majors in biological sciences but open to all qualified students. Total of 54 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review
 
BIOL 10B THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE ON EARTH: STRUCTURE, FUNCTION AND ECO 5.0
Prerequisite: Chem 1A and Biol 10A.
Explores the diversity of living organisms, the structure and function governing their form and function, and the ecological principles that guide their interactions. Second in a 3-course series for Biology majors (Biol 10ABC). Total of 54 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review
 
BIOL 10C GENETICS 3.0
Prerequisite: Chem 1A and Biol 10A.
Explores the details of genetics, genomic analysis, DNA technology, bioinformatics, stem cell biology, and cancer. The third course in the sequence for Biology majors (Biol 10ABC). Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review
 
BIOL 10F BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH METHODS 1.0
Prerequisite: Permission of Division Dean.
This course provides training in discipline specific research methods within the biological sciences. It is intended to prepare students for work on independent projects which will be mentored by a faculty member. Students will learn how to develop a project, collect and record data, conduct and analyze experiments, and communicate their findings. Recommended successful completion of any Natural Sciences course 1-99. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review
 
BIOL 10L LEADERSHIP IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 1.0
Prerequisite: Permission of Division Dean.
Leadership skills and abilities, including communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and resourcefulness. Students will provide supplemental instruction to peers in the biological sciences. Recommended successful completion of specific Natural Sciences course (1-99) student will tutor. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review
 
BIOL 10S BIOLOGY SEMINAR 1.0
Prerequisite: Permission of Division Dean.
Readings, discussions, and papers focusing on topics of current and general interest in the sciences. Each special topics course will emphasize critical thinking skill and is intended for the advanced student. This course will give students an opportunity to explore a current intellectual topic in biology with a professor in a seminar setting. Recommended successful completion of any Natural Sciences course 1-99. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review
 
BIOL 11 GENERAL BIOLOGY 4.0
Basic concepts of biology, the cell, nutrition, a survey of physiological systems, reproduction, heredity, development, diversity of organisms, evolution and environmental biology. Recommended a 1-99 lab science course. No credit if taken after Biol 1A, 2, 3, 4 or 5. For non-biology majors, but open to all qualified students. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BIOL 14 FIELD BIOLOGY 4.0
Birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, trees and shrubs of Southern California. Identification, ecology methods of observing and recording. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
BIOL 16 MARINE BIOLOGY 4.0
Marine organisms and their relationship to such environmental factors as temperature, salinity, oxygen, minerals, ocean currents and depth; introduction to measurement of some of these factors. Collection and identification of marine organisms. Laboratory study of preserved specimens. Required instructional trips. Recommended a 1-99 lab science course. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BIOL 19 SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES 3.0
Current biological knowledge in the area of sexually transmitted diseases. Methods of transmission, detection, treatment and prevention of STD's are discussed. Students are required to use computers to access current information and data concerning specific STD's. Cultural, racial, ethnic and economic dimensions of STD's are discussed. Discussion with health care workers. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU credit under review; UC credit under review.
 
BIOL 20 INDEPENDENT STUDY 2.0
Prerequisite: Anat 25, Biol 1A, Biol 4, Biol 14, Biol 16, Micr 2 or Pyso 1; and approval of student project.
Student research on topics in biology: review of literature, design and execution of the experiments. Total of 108 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BIOL 25 FIELD STUDIES 1.0
Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in or completion of a 1-99 biology course and permission of department chairperson.
Investigations of biological organisms in their natural habitats with an emphasis on ecological relationships. Required field trips. Recommended enrollment in a 1-99 biology course. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BIOL 26 BIOLOGY FIELD STUDIES 2.0
Investigations of animals and plants in their natural habitats with an emphasis on ecological relationships. Recommended completion of a college biology course. Required instructional trips. Total of 18 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BIOL 28 INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS 3.0
Introduction to the structure and function of proteins and nucleic acids including molecular modeling, sequence alignment, database management. Computer programming with Perl or comparable programming language. Designing and managing biological database using relational database applications. Data gathering and analysis using spreadsheet applications. Recommended basic computer skills. Total of 54 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BIOL 30 FIELD BOTANY 4.0
Collection, identification and classification of native California flowering plants. Field identification of trees, shrubs and wildflowers common in California plant communities. Recommended completion of a 1-99 lab science course. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BIOL 35 INTRODUCTORY OCEANOGRAPHY 3.0
Fundamentals of oceanography including physical, biological and economic aspects. No credit if taken after Geol 12. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BIOL 38 CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 4.0
Prerequisite: Chem 1A and Biol 102C and one of the following: Biol 2, 3, 4, 11 or Micr 2.
Theory of cell structure, types, chemistry and function. Lab procedures for the isolation, purification and analysis of stem cells, cell fractions and cell molecules. Particular attention given to the methods used in research, commercial and forensic labs. Total of 54 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BIOL 39 MODERN HUMAN GENETICS 4.0
An introductory course exploring the theoretical and practical applications of human heredity, genetics and biotechnology. Introduction to cellular and molecular biology, Mendelian and molecular genetics, evolution, human genetics, applications of genetic engineering including biotechnology, forensics and molecular medicine. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC.
 
BIOL 71A EXPLORING TOPICS IN BIOLOGY 3.0
Exploratory course: Specific topic identified in Schedule of Classes.Lecture focusing on topics of current and general interest. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU credit limitations.
 
BIOL 71B EXPLORING TOPICS IN BIOLOGY 1.0
Exploratory course: Specific topic identified in Schedule of Classes. Lecture focusing on topics of current and general interest. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU credit limitations.
 
BIOL 71C EXPLORING TOPICS IN BIOLOGY 1.0
Exploratory course: Specific topic identified in Schedule of Classes. Lecture focusing on topics of current and general interest. Total of 18 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU credit limitations.
 
BIOL 102A BIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY - BASIC TECHNIQUES 3.0
Introduction to the fundamental skills necessary for any biotechnology laboratory. Skills include industry standard notebook preparation, solution and media making, sterile technique, use and maintenance of basic laboratory equipment, quality control protocols and lab safety. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
 
BIOL 102B BIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY - ADVANCED TECHNIQUES 3.0
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in Biol 102A.
Advanced skills in applied biological technology. Skills include PAGE electrophoresis techniques, column chromatography, PCR, ELISA, lyophilization, DNA sequencing, and the production of an industry standard laboratory notebook. Internet database will be used for instruction in bioinformatics. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
 
BIOL 102C BIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY - CELL CULTURE TECHNIQUES 3.0
Prerequisite: Biol 102A.
Advanced skills in applied biological technology. Skills include cell culture techniques for both plant and mammalian cell cultures and the production of an industry standard laboratory notebook. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
 
BIOL 102D BIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY - LABORATORY INTERNSHIP 3.0
Prerequisite: Biol 102B or Biol 102C.
Advanced skills in applied biological technology. Internship in a biochemistry laboratory. Total of 234 hours laboratory.
 
BIOL 103 BIOETHICS 3.0
Introduction to basic ethical principles through investigation of ethical issues resulting from scientific research and the development of emerging biotechnologies. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BIOL 105 BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES FOR HEALTH SCIENCES 3.0
Introductory biological chemistry course covering basic aspects of atomic structure, elements, molecules, bonding, and carbon chemistry. Emphasis on aspects of biochemistry dealing with cell structure and function; an interdisciplinary course. For students preparing for a 2-year degree in nursing, but open to all students. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BIOL 171A EXPLORING TOPICS IN BIOLOGY 3.0
Exploratory course: Specific topic identified in Schedule of Classes. Lecture focusing on topics of current and general interest. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BIOL 171B EXPLORING TOPICS IN BIOLOGY 1.0
Exploratory course: Specific topic identified in Schedule of Classes.Course focuses on topics of current and general interest. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
BIOL 171C EXPLORING TOPICS IN BIOLOGY 1.0
Exploratory course: Specific topic identified in Schedule of Classes.Lecture focusing on topics of current and general interest. Total of 18 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.