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305 Aquatic Biology - 4 hours. Dimensions of the physical, chemical, and biological factors of lakes, streams, and estuaries; including the study of benthos and vertebrates with emphasis on identification, classification, anatomy, and physiology, and ecology. Indiana species will be emphasized but other important species will be included. Laboratory will be devoted to exploring techniques for evaluation of various aquatic parameters, and the identification of organisms. A two hour lab in included with this course. (3-2) Prereq: Biol 151 and 152. Sp
306 Ichthyology - 4 hours. Introduction to the study of fishes including their evolution, ecology, and conservation. The course will place a special emphasis on the North American Fresh water fauna. A two hour lab is included with this course. (3-2) Prereq: Biology 152. Sp
308 Vertebrate Biology - 4 hours. Lectures, laboratory and field work on vertebrates, including their identification, morphology, natural history, and evolution. (3-1) Sp Prereq: Biology 152 or permission of instructor.
321 Invertebrate Zoology - 4 hours. A study of the natural history, classification, adaptation, life cycles, physiology, and anatomy of invertebrate animals. A three hour lab is included with this course. (3-3) Prereq: Biology 152 or permission of instructor. On demand.
333 Animal Physiology - 4 hours. An in-depth systems approach will be used to study physiological processes in vertebrate animals with an emphasis on mammals. The course will focus heavily on cellular and molecular mechanisms. Laboratories will include the use of living tissues for the purpose of demonstrating concepts covered in the lecture portion of the course. A three hour lab is included with this course. (3-3) Prereq: Biol 152, Chem 241 or 353 or concurrently, or permission of instructor. F, Sp.
334 Cell Biology - 3 hours. An examination of the organization, functions, properties and processes of eukaryotic cells, with selected comparisons to prokaryotic cells. Topics include the structure, flow, and expression of genetic information; the cell cycle; cellular energetics; membrane structure and function including cell signaling and transport; cell compartments and molecular trafficking; and the cytoskeleton and extra cellular structures. (3-0) Prereq: Biol 141 and Chem 241 or 353. F,Sp.
335 Mechanisms of Pathophysiology - 3 hours. A systems approach will be utilized to understand underlying mechanisms of the disease process and how these mechanisms relate to, and cause overt signs and symptoms. The content will emphasize normal homeostatic controlling mechanisms, how pathophysiological mechanisms disturb homeostasis, and cause dysfunction. (3-0) Prereq: Biol 334, one course in college physiology and one course in college chemistry or permission of instructor. Sp
336 Plant Physiology - 4 hours. The course probes the major questions of plant physiologic and biochemical function at the sub cellular, cellular, tissue, and whole-plant levels of organization. Attention also is paid to the role of plant physiological response to the biotic and abiotic environment. Lecture areas include photobiology, carbon balance, transport processes, mineral nutrition and biochemical defense; laboratory investigations will combine classic demonstrations of plant physiological principles with modern and investigative studies. A three hour lab is included in this course. (3-3) Prereq: Biol 151, Co-req: Chem 241 or 353 or consent of instructor. Sp
341 Mycology - 4 hours. Comparative study of the major groups of fungi. Survey will include morphological, ecological, and taxonomic aspects of plant parasitic, mycorrhizal, human pathogenic, and saprophytic fungi. Laboratory work will include local field trips, specimen identification, and experience in culturing various types of fungi. A four hour lab is included with this course. (2-4) Prereq: Biol 151 or permission of instructor. F alternate years.
342 Comparative Chordate Anatomy - 5 hours. Lecture and laboratory studies of the functional morphology of chordates, with emphasis on the concept of homology. (3-4) Prereq: Biol 152. F
361 Plant Anatomy and Taxonomy - 4 hours. Studies on the variation within, and the relationships among selected orders and families of vascular plants represented in the Indiana flora. Microanatomy of plants will be emphasized. A four hour lab is included with this course. (2-4) Prereq: Biol 151. F alternate years.
371 Tropical Biology - 3 hours. An extensive course designed to acquaint the student with natural biological interactions in aquatic and terrestrial environments. The course consists of a period of field study in an area remote from the local campus. Orientation prior to and following course. (3-0) Prereq: Biol 151 and 152 or consent of instructor. Su
375 Microbiology - 3 hours. The structure, physiology, identification, and significance of bacteria including an introduction to related organisms and immunology. (3-0) Prereq: Biol 151 or 152, Chem 262; Co-req: Biol 376. F
376 Laboratory in
- 2 hours. Principles and laboratory
techniques used in the isolation, cultivation, and identification of bacteria. Techniques
in virology and immunology will be introduced. (0-4) F.
Co-req: Biol 375.
378 Virology - 3 hours. A survey of the structural mechanisms of replication and pathogenic mechanisms of bacterial, plant, insect, and animal viruses. (3-0) Prereq: Biol 272 or 334 or permission of instructor. F.
382 Genetics - 4 hours. The cellular and molecular basis of gene transmission, expression, interaction, mutation, mapping, and regulation. Includes laboratory investigations using molecular and classical techniques. (3-3) Prereq: Biol 334 and Chem 241 or 353. Biol 375 recommended. F,Sp.
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