100 Level

111 - Introductory Cell Biology
An introduction to cells, their structure and function, and the techniques used to study them. Provides a basic introduction to cells as the building blocks of all life. Required for all students continuing in biology. Three credits and lab.

112 - Diversity of Life
This course emphasizes the interrelationships of living systems and their roles in the global ecosystem. Students explore evolution and the origins of life, organismic diversity, adaptations, and ecology. Human interactions with the diversity of life are considered throughout the course. Basic skills that underpin success as an undergraduate student are also emphasized. Required for all students continuing in biology. Three credits and lab.

115 - Microbes in Human Biology
An introduction to microorganisms from a human perspective for students in the nursing program. Topics include bacterial structure and function, bacterial genetics and antibiotic resistance, and viral structure and infection. Credit will be granted for only one of BIOL 115 or BIOL 215. Three credits and tutorial.

151 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy & Physiology I

An integrated approach to the study of the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology including the following systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine and lymphatic/immune systems. The course provides students with a comprehensive working knowledge of the anatomic and physiologic aspects of these systems.  Required for students in the 1st year Nursing program.  Three credits and lab.

152 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy & Physiology II

An integrated approach to the study of the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology including the following systems: cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. The course provides students with a comprehensive working knowledge of the anatomic and physiologic aspects of these systems.  Required for students in the 1st year Nursing program.  Three credits and lab.