BIO 100 Basic Human Biology (3 cr.) Presents basic principles of human anatomy and physiology. Discusses cells, tissues, and selected human systems.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

BIO 101-102 General Biology I-II (4 cr.) (4 cr.) Explores fundamental characteristics of living matter from the molecular level to the ecological community with emphasis on general biological principles. Introduces the diversity of living organisms, their structure, function and evolution. Prerequisite: Competency in Math Essentials (MTE 1-3) and English (ENG 111) as demonstrated through the placement test, or by completing the required MTE or ENF/ENG units. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

BIO 107 Biology of the Environment (4 cr.) Presents the basic concepts of environmental science through a topical approach. Includes the scientific method, population growth and migration, use of natural resources and waste management, ecosystem simplification recovery, evolution, biogeochemical cycles, photosynthesis and global warming, geological formations, atmosphere and climate, and ozone depletion and acid deposition. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

BIO 141-142 Human Anatomy and Physiology I-II(4 cr.) (4 cr.) Integrates anatomy and physiology of cells, tissues, organs, and systems of the human body. Integrates concepts of chemistry, physics, and pathology. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

BIO145 Human Anatomy and Physiology for the  Health Sciences (4 cr.) Introduces human anatomy and physiology primarily to those planning to pursue an AAS degree in nursing. Covers basic chemical concepts, cellular physiology as well as the anatomy and physiology of human organ systems. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

BIO 150 - Introductory Microbiology (4 cr.) Studies the general characteristics of microorganisms. Emphasizes their relationships to individual and community health. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

BIO 205 General Microbiology (4 cr.) Examines morphology, genetics, physiology, ecology, and control of microorganisms. Emphasizes application of microbiological techniques to selected fields. Recommended for students transferring to four year colleges/universities. Prerequisites: CHM 111-112, BIO 101  and either BIO 102 or BIO 141. Lecture 3 hours.  Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

BIO 256 General Genetics (4 cr.)Explores the principles of genetics ranging from classical Mendelian inheritance to the most recent advances in the biochemical nature and function of the gene. Includes experimental design and statistical analysis. Prerequisite BIO 101-102 or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

BIO 276 Freshwater Ecology (4 cr.) Applies ecosystem concepts to freshwater habitats. Includes laboratory and field work. Prerequisite: BIO 101, BIO 102, or divisional approval. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.