BIO210 Human Biology               

3 Semester Hour Credits                          

An Introduction to Human Biology; the principles of chemistry; chromosomes, cells and genes; nutrition and digestion; function of the circulatory, nervous endocrine, urinary and immune systems; reproduction, development and aging; principles of heredity; environmental issues; case studies.

BIO230 Anatomy and Physiology I                      3 or 4 Semester Hour Credits

Comprehensive study of the human anatomy and physiological principles, including the chemical basis of life, different parts of cells, the skin and the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the joints of the skeletal system, and the muscular system, and the nervous system.  Course includes interactive physiology lab simulations.

BIO325 Introduction to Microbiology                    3 Semester Hour Credits

This course includes morphology, physiology and classification of bacteria, fungi and viruses.  It examines the clinical manifestations, epidemiology, and host/parasite relationships to immunology and resistance to disease, viruses, pathogenic fungi, protozoa, and worms.  Course includes online virtual microbiology lab, and streaming video series, Unseen Life of Earth:  An Introduction to Microbiology, by Annenberg Media.

BIO330 Anatomy and Physiology I                      3 or 4 Semester Hour Credits

Comprehensive study of the human anatomy and physiological principles, including the chemical basis of life, different parts of cells, the skin and the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the joints of the skeletal system, and the muscular system, and the nervous system.  Course includes interactive physiology lab simulations.

BIO331 Anatomy and Physiology II

3 or 4 Semester hour credits

(Prerequisite:  Anatomy and Physiology I)

Continuation of human anatomy and physiological principles from BIO330, including the endocrine system, blood, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, the importance of immunity, digestive system and nutrition, respiratory system, urinary system, water, electrolyte, and acid-base balance, reproductive systems, pregnancy, growth, development, genetics, and genomics. Course includes interactive physiology lab simulations.

BIO331 Anatomy and Physiology II

3 or 4 Semester hour credits

(Prerequisite:  Anatomy and Physiology I)

Continuation of human anatomy and physiological principles from BIO330, including the endocrine system, blood, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, the importance of immunity, digestive system and nutrition, respiratory system, urinary system, water, electrolyte, and acid-base balance, reproductive systems, pregnancy, growth, development, genetics, and genomics. Course includes interactive physiology lab simulations.

CHE310 General Chemistry                                               3 semester hour credits

This course includes application of chemistry to nutrition; matter, measurements, and calculations; atoms and molecules; electronic and nuclear characteristics; forces between particles; nutrition related chemical reactions; the states of matter; acids, bases, and salts.

CHE410 Organic and Biochemistry                                   

4 semester hour credits (Prerequisite General Chemistry CHE310)

Course includes nutrition/food applications of organic and biochemistry; molecular formulas of organic compounds; physical properties of compounds; characteristics of enzymes; function of cofactors; description of biochemical pathways.

CHE410 Organic and Biochemistry                                   4 semester hour credits (Prerequisite General Chemistry CHE310)

Course includes nutrition/food applications of organic and biochemistry; molecular formulas of organic compounds; physical properties of compounds; characteristics of enzymes; function of cofactors; description of biochemical pathways.