Courses

LIFE 102  Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Levels of organization, stability, and change in living systems.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have taken high school chemistry. Must register for lecture and laboratory. Intended for students requiring additional courses in biology or areas related to biological science.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.
Additional Information: Biological & Physical Sciences 3A, Natural & Physical Sciences w/ lab (GT-SC1).

LIFE 103  Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Diversity of animals and plants; their structural and functional characteristics.
Prerequisite: LIFE 102.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

LIFE 162  Bridging the Biol/Chem Gulf for Pre-Health Majors  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Also Offered As: KEY 162.
Course Description: Connections between chemistry and biology through inquiry-based exercises centered around societal and health issues.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Enrollment in the KEY Health Professions Learning Community. Credit not allowed for both LIFE 162 and KEY 162.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LIFE 201A  Introductory Genetics: Applied/Population/Conservation/Ecological (GT-SC2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to genetics, with emphasis on applied genetics, population genetics, and conservation/ecological genetics.
Prerequisite: LIFE 102.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both LIFE 201A and LIFE 201B.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Biological & Physical Sciences 3A, Natural & Physical Sciences w/o lab (GT-SC2).

LIFE 201B  Introductory Genetics: Molecular/Immunological/Developmental (GT-SC2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to genetics, with emphasis on applied genetics, population genetics, and conservation/ecological genetics.
Prerequisite: LIFE 102.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both LIFE 201B and LIFE 201A.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Biological & Physical Sciences 3A, Natural & Physical Sciences w/o lab (GT-SC2).

LIFE 202A  Introductory Genetics Recitation: Applied/Population/Conservation/Ecological  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Case-studies and problem solving in applied genetics, population genetics, and conservation/ecological genetics.
Prerequisite: LIFE 201A, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both LIFE 202A and LIFE 202B.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LIFE 202B  Introductory Genetics Recitation: Molecular  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Case studies and problem-solving in molecular genetics.
Prerequisite: LIFE 201B, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Participation in University Honors program. Credit not allowed for both LIFE 202B and LIFE 202A.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LIFE 203  Introductory Genetics Laboratory  Credits: 2 (0-3-1)

Course Description: Basic molecular genetics and molecular aspects of development laboratory.
Prerequisite: LIFE 201A, may be taken concurrently or LIFE 201B, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

LIFE 205  Microbial Biology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: General principles of microbiology focused on human-microbial interactions.
Prerequisite: (CHEM 107 or CHEM 111) and (LIFE 102 or BZ 110 and BZ 111).
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LIFE 206  Microbial Biology Laboratory  Credits: 2 (0-4-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: LIFE 205, may be taken concurrently.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

LIFE 210  Introductory Eukaryotic Cell Biology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Solid understanding of a cell, different cell types, molecular aspects of cellular and subcellular biology and biochemistry.
Prerequisite: CHEM 111 and CHEM 112 and LIFE 102.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LIFE 211  Introductory Cell Biology Honors Recitation  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Molecular aspects of cellular and subcellular biology and introductory biochemistry recitation.
Prerequisite: LIFE 210, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Participation in University Honors program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LIFE 212  Introductory Cell Biology Laboratory  Credits: 2 (0-3-1)

Course Description: Molecular aspects of cellular and subcellular biology and introductory biochemistry laboratory.
Prerequisite: CHEM 112, may be taken concurrently and LIFE 210, may be taken concurrently.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

LIFE 220  Fundamentals of Ecology (GT-SC2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: LAND 220.
Course Description: Interrelationships among organisms and their environments. (GT-SC2, AUCC 3A).
Prerequisite: (BIO 100 to 199 or BZ 100 to 199 or LIFE 100 to 199 or HORT 100) and (MATH 100 to 199).
Registration Information: 3 credits of 100-level biology or HORT 100; 3 credits of 100-level MATH. Credit not allowed for more than one of the following: LIFE 220/LAND 220 or LIFE 320. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Biological & Physical Sciences 3A, Natural & Physical Sciences w/o lab (GT-SC2).

LIFE 320  Ecology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Interrelationships among organisms and their environments using conceptual models and quantitative approaches.
Prerequisite: (BZ 101 or BZ 104 or BZ 110 or BZ 120 or LIFE 102) and (MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160).
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for more than one of the following: LIFE 220/LAND 220 or LIFE 320.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.