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BIO 104 - Biology: A Human Approach:GT-SC1 4 Credits
Develops a basic knowledge of the structure and function of the human body by studying the body's structure as a series of interrelated systems. Includes cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, lymphatic, musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, reproductive and urinary systems, and genetics. Emphasizes disease prevention and wellness. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.
(Contact hours- 75)

BIO 105 - Science of Biology-GT-SC1
4 Credits
Examines the basis of biology in the modern world and surveys the current knowledge and conceptual framework of the discipline. Explores biology as a science, a process of gaining new knowledge, and the impact of biological science on society. This course includes a laboratory experience. Designed for non-science majors. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.
(Contact hours - 75)

BIO 106 - Basic Anatomy And Physiology 4 Credits
Focuses on basic knowledge of body structures and function, and provides a foundation for understanding deviations from normal and disease conditions. This course is designed for individuals interested in health care and is directly applicable to the Practical Nursing Program, Paramedic Program and the Medical Office Technology program.
(Contact hours - 75)

BIO 111 - General College Biology with Lab-GT-SC1 5 Credits
Examines the fundamental molecular, cellular and genetic principles characterizing plants and animals. Includes cell structure and function, and the metabolic processes of respiration, and photosynthesis, as well as cell reproduction and basic concepts of heredity. The course includes laboratory experience. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.
(Contact hours - 90)

BIO 112 - General College Biology II with Lab: GT-SC1 5 Credits
Examines the fundamental principles of ecology, evolution, classification, structure, and function in plants and animals. This course includes a laboratory experience. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.
(Contact hours - 90)

BIO 201 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I -GT-SC1 4 Credits
Focuses on an integrated study of the human body including the histology, anatomy, and physiology of each system. Examines molecular, cellular, and tissue levels of organization plus integuments, skeletal, articulations, muscular, and nervous systems. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience covering microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.
(Contact hours - 75) 
Comment: *The successful completion of BIO 111 is recommended before taking this course. 
Comment: *BIO 201 (exclude BIO 111 as pre-requisite for Nursing students only)

BIO 202 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II -GT-SC1  4 Credits
Focuses on the integrated study of the human body and the histology, anatomy, and physiology of the following systems and topics: endocrine, cardiovascular, hematology, lymphatic and immune, urinary, fluid and electrolyte control, digestive, nutrition, respiratory, reproductive, and development. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience involving microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.
(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite: BIO 201 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

BIO 204 - Microbiology-GT-SC1 4 Credits
Covers the diversity of microorganisms, their structure, physiology, and the identification process. There is an emphasis on microorganisms that cause infectious disease and the process of infection, host immune responses, and methods to control microorganisms. Laboratory experiences include culturing, identifying, and controlling microorganisms. This course is designed for students pursuing a health science field. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.
(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite: BIO 201
Comment: *The successful completion of BIO 111 is recommended before taking this course.

BIO 216 - Human Pathophysiology 4 Credits 

Focuses on the alterations in physiological, cellular, and biochemical processes, the associated homeostatic responses, and the manifestations of disease. Prior knowledge of cellular biology, anatomy, and physiology is essential for the study of pathophysiology.

(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite: BIO 201, BIO 202 or permission of instructor.

BIO 281 - Internship 1-12 Credits
Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.

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