Course List

Principles of Biology -

BIOL 120 A

Instructor: Dr. Marilee A. Ramesh
Block: 1
Time: M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: MASS AUD
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120L

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology.Thefirst course in a two-semester introductorysequence for biology majors. (Students intendingto major in biology or biochemistry should enrollin this course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology -

BIOL 120 B

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Lassiter
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: MASS AUD
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120L

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology.Thefirst course in a two-semester introductorysequence for biology majors. (Students intendingto major in biology or biochemistry should enrollin this course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology -

BIOL 120 C

Instructor: Dr. DorothyBelle Poli
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: MASS AUD
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120L

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology.Thefirst course in a two-semester introductorysequence for biology majors. (Students intendingto major in biology or biochemistry should enrollin this course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology -

BIOL 120 D

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Wise
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 301
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120L

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology.Thefirst course in a two-semester introductorysequence for biology majors. (Students intendingto major in biology or biochemistry should enrollin this course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology Lab -

BIOL 120L 1

Instructor: Dr. Rachel J. Collins
Block:
Time: T 8:30AM-11:30AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 310
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology. Thefirst course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending tomajor in biology or biochemistryshould enroll inthis course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology Lab -

BIOL 120L 2

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Wise
Block:
Time: T 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 310
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology. Thefirst course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending tomajor in biology or biochemistryshould enroll inthis course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology Lab -

BIOL 120L 3

Instructor: Dr. DorothyBelle Poli
Block:
Time: W 2:20PM-5:20PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 310
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology. Thefirst course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending tomajor in biology or biochemistryshould enroll inthis course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology Lab -

BIOL 120L 4

Instructor: Dr. Michael J. Wise
Block:
Time: TH 8:30AM-11:30AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 310
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology. Thefirst course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending tomajor in biology or biochemistryshould enroll inthis course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology Lab -

BIOL 120L 5

Instructor: Ms. Frances E. Bosch
Block:
Time: TH 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 310
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology. Thefirst course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending tomajor in biology or biochemistryshould enroll inthis course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology Lab -

BIOL 120L E1

Instructor: Dr. DorothyBelle Poli
Block:
Time: T 6:00PM-9:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 310
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology. Thefirst course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending tomajor in biology or biochemistryshould enroll inthis course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology Lab -

BIOL 120L E2

Instructor: Dr. Katherine P. O'Neill
Block:
Time: W 6:00PM-9:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 310
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology. Thefirst course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending tomajor in biology or biochemistryshould enroll inthis course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Biology Lab -

BIOL 120L E3

Instructor: Dr. Leonard D. Pysh
Block:
Time: TH 6:00PM-9:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 310
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 120

Catalog Description:

An overview of biological science, focusing on thecentral role of genetics and its connections tothe other major areas of study within biology. Thefirst course in a two-semester introductory sequence for biology majors. (Students intending tomajor in biology or biochemistryshould enroll inthis course the Fall semester of their freshmanyear.) Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

General Ecology -

BIOL 205 A

Instructor: Dr. Rachel J. Collins
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL 125; Co-requisite: BIOL 205L

Catalog Description:

A study of the interrelationships betweenorganisms and the environment. Emphasis will focuson the physical and biological factors thatinfluence ecosystem functions and the detrimentaleffects that occur from environment disturbances.Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

General Ecology Lab -

BIOL 205L 1

Instructor: Dr. Rachel J. Collins
Block:
Time: T 2:50PM-5:50PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 411
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL 125

Catalog Description:

A study of the interrelationships betweenorganisms and the environment. Emphasis will focuson the physical and biological factors thatinfluence ecosystem functions and the detrimentaleffects that occur from environment disturbances.Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Cell Biology -

BIOL 210 A

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Watkinson
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL 120 & CHEM 112 or Perm, Co-req: BIOL 210L

Catalog Description:

A study of the fundamental processes that occurwithin eukaryotic cells, focusing on the stucturesand functions of the organelles, the cell cycle,and cell signaling.

Cell Biology Lab -

BIOL 210L 1

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Watkinson
Block:
Time: TH 2:50PM-5:50PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 306
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-Requisite: BIOL 210

Catalog Description:

A study of the fundamental processes that occurwithin eukaryotic cells, focusing on thestructures and functions of the organelles, thecell cycles, and cell signaling.

Human Anatomy & Physiology I -

BIOL 230 A

Instructor: Ms. Lindy Thibodeaux
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: MASS AUD
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL 101 or 120; Co-requisite: BIOL 230L

Catalog Description:

Structure and function of the human body at thecell and organ system levels, covering generalcell structure and function, and theintegumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervoussystems. (This class has a strictly enforcedregistration restriction with preference given todeclared Health and Human Performance majors; thiscourse is an elective for Biology majors.)Lecture: 3hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab -

BIOL 230L 1

Instructor: Ms. Lindy Thibodeaux
Block:
Time: T 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 409
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 230

Catalog Description:

Structure and function of the human body at thecell and organ system levels, covering generalcell structure and function, and theintegumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervoussystems. (This class has a strictly enforcedregistration restriction with preference given todeclared Health and Human Performance majors; thiscourse is an elective for Biology majors.)Lecture: 3hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab -

BIOL 230L 2

Instructor: Ms. Lindy Thibodeaux
Block:
Time: W 2:20PM-5:20PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 409
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 230

Catalog Description:

Structure and function of the human body at thecell and organ system levels, covering generalcell structure and function, and theintegumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervoussystems. (This class has a strictly enforcedregistration restriction with preference given todeclared Health and Human Performance majors; thiscourse is an elective for Biology majors.)Lecture: 3hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Algae and Fungi -

BIOL 240 A

Instructor: Dr. J. Brooks Crozier
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 307
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL 120 & 125 or Perm.; Co-req: BIOL 240L1

Catalog Description:

Morphology, physiology, and ecology ofthese organisms will be emphasized including fieldtrips to study them in their natural habitats.Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Algae & Fungi Lab -

BIOL 240L 1

Instructor: Dr. J. Brooks Crozier
Block:
Time: W 2:20PM-5:20PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 306
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 240A

Catalog Description:

Morphology, physiology, and ecology of theseorganisms will be emphasized including field tripsto study them in their natural habitats. Lecture:3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Vertebrate Biology -

BIOL 275 A

Instructor: Dr. Steven L. Powers
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL 120 and 125 or permission; Co-req BIOL 275

Catalog Description:

Identification, morphology, phylogeny,zoogeography, ecological physiology, and behaviorof vertebrates. Lecture 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Vertebrate Biology Lab -

BIOL 275L 1

Instructor: Dr. Steven L. Powers
Block:
Time: TH 2:50PM-5:50PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 409
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 275

Catalog Description:

Identification, morphology, phylogeny,zoogeography, ecological physiology, and behaviorof vertebrates. Lecture 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Physiology -

BIOL 305 A

Instructor: Dr. Darwin D. Jorgensen
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL 210; Co-req. BIOL 305L

Catalog Description:

A study of physiological principles in animals. Particular emphasis will be placed on aconsideration of how function at the cellularlevel is integrated through the organ systemlevels in a variety of vertebrate animal types,with mammalsserving as an important example. Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Principles of Physiology -

BIOL 305L E1

Instructor: Dr. Darwin D. Jorgensen
Block:
Time: W 6:00PM-9:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 411
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 305

Catalog Description:

A study of physiological principles in animals.Particular emphasis will be placed on aconsideration of how function at the cellularlevel is integrated through the organ systemlevels in a variety of vertebrate animal types,with mammalsserving as an important example. Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Genetics -

BIOL 315 A

Instructor: Dr. Leonard D. Pysh
Block: 1
Time: M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: One 200 level BIOL course & CHEM 112 co-req: BIOL 315L

Catalog Description:

A study of the principles of Mendelian,population, and molecular genetics.

Genetics Lab -

BIOL 315L 1

Instructor: Dr. Marilee A. Ramesh
Block:
Time: T 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 410
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-req: BIOL 315

Catalog Description:

A study of the principles of Mendelian,population, and molecular genetics.

Genetics Lab -

BIOL 315L 2

Instructor: Dr. Marilee A. Ramesh
Block:
Time: W 2:20PM-5:20PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 410
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-req: BIOL 315 BIOL315L1

Catalog Description:

A study of the principles of Mendelian,population, and molecular genetics.

Advanced Cell Biology -

BIOL 390 A

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Lassiter
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 307
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL 210 & CHEM 221 (co-requisite BIOL 390L)

Catalog Description:

The genetics, biochemistry and physiology ofeukaryotic and prokaryotic cells at the molecularlevel. Topics include control of gene expression,protein synthesis, signal transduction andmembrane physiology. The laboratory makesextensive use of current techniques in cellularand molecular biology, and places emphasis onstudent-designed experiments. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.;Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Advanced Cell Biology Lab -

BIOL 390L 1

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Lassiter
Block:
Time: TH 2:50PM-5:50PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 410
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co-requisite: BIOL 390

Catalog Description:

The genetics, biochemistry and physiology ofeukaryotic and prokaryotic cells at the molecularlevel. Topics include control of gene expression,protein synthesis, signal transduction andmembrane physiology. The laboratory makesextensive use of current techniques in cellularand molecular biology, and places emphasis onstudent-designed experiments. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.;Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Seminar -

BIOL 455 B

Instructor: Dr. Darwin D. Jorgensen
Block:
Time: M 5:45PM-7:15PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1/2
Pre-requisites/Comments: Junior or Senior standing

Catalog Description:

A semester-long inquiry into a specialized topic in one of six general areas: Cell Biology, Genetics, Animal Biology, Plant Biology, Evolution, or Ecology. Using the primary literature principally, students will summarize the current knowledge in an area through both oral, poster, and written presentations. Special emphasis will be placed on analysis of the application of specific techniques and methodologies in contemporary biological investigations. Lecture: 11/2 hrs/wk.