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Biological Sciences

Students must be present for the first session of biological science classes to be assured of admission to limited laboratory spaces.

Students who wish to enroll in a Life Sciences course must demonstrate that they have met the prerequisites for the course prior to enrollment. Continuing students must complete prerequisite courses with a C or better. If currently enrolled in a prerequisite course at SMC at the time of enrollment, students will be admitted to subsequent courses based upon midterm placement results, but will be dropped if the prerequisite course is not completed with a C or better. Students who have successfully completed one or more prerequisite courses (earning a grade of C- or better in both the lecture and lab courses and an average of C (2.0) or better overall) at another institution may be able to verify having met the prerequisites by submitting a transcript and course description and course syllabus for the prerequisite courses.

ANATMY 1, General Human Anatomy   4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: English 1.

This course is an intensive study of the gross and microscopic structure of the human body including the four major types of tissue and their subgroups, and the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, endocrine, nervous, and sensory. Functions of the organ systems are included at the introductory level to prepare students for a course in Human Physiology. Laboratory assignments develop the skills of observation, investigation, identification, discovery and dissection. The use of actual specimens, including cat dissection and observation of a human cadaver, is emphasized to assure that students learn the relative structure, functions, textures and variations in tissues not incorporated in models. Supplemental materials such as models, photographs, charts, videotapes, and digitized images are also provided. This course is required for students preparing for many Allied Health professions including, but not limited to, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physical Education and Kinesiology Training, and Physician’s Assistant and is a prerequisite for Human Physiology 3.

1075   7:30a-10:35a MW   SCI 224   Dell M M

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Dell M M

1076   7:45a-10:50a MW   SCI 220   Hutchinson S C

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   

1077   7:45a-10:50a TTh   SCI 224   Watson K R

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Watson K R

1078   7:45a-10:50a TTh   SCI 220   Stephanou M L

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Stephanou M L

1079   9:00a-12:05p F   SCI 220   Valle A M

   12:45p-3:50p F   SCI 220   Valle A M

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Valle A M

1080   9:00a-12:05p Sat   SCI 224   Hill B J

   12:45p-3:50p Sat   SCI 224   Hill B J

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   

1081   11:15a-2:20p MW   SCI 224   Wissmann P B

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Wissmann P B

1082   11:15a-2:20p MW   SCI 220   Hutchinson S C

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Hutchinson S C

1083   12:00p-3:05p TTh   SCI 220   Stephanou M L

   Arrange-1 Hour        Stephanou M L

1084   12:00p-3:05p TTh   SCI 224   Wissmann P B

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Wissmann P B

1085   3:00p-6:05p MW   SCI 220   Cabrel C B

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Cabrel C B

1086   3:20p-6:25p TTh   SCI 220   Fink S A

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Fink S A

4013   6:45p-9:50p MW   SCI 220   Covitt G S

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Covitt G S

4014   6:45p-9:50p M   SCI 224   Fickbohm D J

   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Fickbohm D J

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Fickbohm D J

Above section 4014 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4015   6:45p-9:50p TTh   SCI 224   Rinden N S

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Rinden N S

4016   6:45p-9:50p W   SCI 224   Fickbohm D J

   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Fickbohm D J

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Fickbohm D J

Above section 4016 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

ANATMY 2, Advanced Human Anatomy   4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: Anatomy 1.

This course emphasizes developmental, comparative, gross anatomy as applied to various disciplines such as clinical medicine, anthropology, art, illustration, kinesiology and pathology in order to demonstrate practical and professional applications of anatomy. The laboratory experience includes individualized instruction in dissection of the human body. Students prepare seminars on specific anatomy topics for presentation to faculty and other students. Guest lecturers and field trips may be included.

1087   7:30a-10:35a F   SCI 224   Dell M M

   11:15a-2:20p F   SCI 224   Dell M M

BIOL 2, Human Biology    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences non-lab) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This survey course explores the principles of biology using humans as examples. It includes introductions to the scientific method, cell biology, heredity, evolution, human ecology, behavior, and the major concepts of structure, function and pathology of most organ systems. The course may serve as an introduction to the future study of biology, including anatomy and physiology, or stand by itself as a non-lab life science course for general education students.

1189   8:00a-9:20a MW   SCI 145   Londe S P

1190   9:30a-10:50a MW   SCI 145   Londe S P

1191   9:30a-10:50a TTh   SCI 159   Hutchinson S C

1192   11:15a-12:35p MW   SCI 159   Dell M M

1193   2:15p-3:35p MW   SCI 159   Skydell J L

Above section 1193 is part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1194   3:45p-5:05p MW   SCI 159   Skydell J L

Above section 1194 is part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1195   3:45p-5:05p TTh   SCI 159   Rostami M

4049   5:15p-6:35p TTh   SCI 159   Rostami M

4050   6:45p-9:50p M   SCI 159   Cassano V P

4051   6:45p-9:50p W   SCI 159   Cassano V P

BIOL 3, Fundamentals of Biology   4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This general biology course is for transfer students who are not biology majors. Topics include basic molecular and cellular biology, genetics, the anatomy and physiology of plants, animals and humans, the diversity of life, evolution, and ecology. Current environmental issues and new developments in biological science are discussed. Laboratory experiences are integrated and stress scientific methodology and thinking. *Credit is allowed for one course from either Biology 3, 4, Botany 1. No UC credit given for Biology 3 if taken after Biology 21, 22 or 23.

1196   8:00a-11:05a MW   SCI 225   Kim-Rajab O S

Above section 1196 is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

1197   8:00a-11:05a TTh   SCI 225   Le M D

1198   8:00a-11:05a F   SCI 227   Jayachandran S

   12:00p-3:05p F   SCI 227   Jayachandran S

1199   12:00p-3:05p M   SCI 225   Kim-Rajab O S

   3:45p-5:05p MW   SCI 145   Kim-Rajab O S

1200   12:00p-3:05p W   SCI 225   Kim-Rajab O S

   3:45p-5:05p MW   SCI 145   Kim-Rajab O S

1201   12:15p-3:20p T   SCI 225   Fennoy S L

   3:45p-5:05p TTh   SCI 151   Fennoy S L

1202   12:15p-3:20p Th   SCI 225   Fennoy S L

   3:45p-5:05p TTh   SCI 151   Fennoy S L

1203   12:45p-2:05p MW   SCI 145   Sakai W H

   8:00a-11:05a M   SCI 227   Sakai W H

1204   12:45p-2:05p MW   SCI 145   Sakai W H

   8:00a-11:05a W   SCI 227   Sakai W H

1205   12:45p-2:05p TTh   SCI 151   Sakai W H

   8:00a-11:05a T   SCI 227   Sakai W H

1206   12:45p-2:05p TTh   SCI 151   Sakai W H

   8:00a-11:05a Th   SCI 227   Sakai W H

1207   2:15p-3:35p MW   SCI 145   Nichols L B

   12:15p-3:20p T   SCI 227   Nichols L B

1212   2:15p-3:35p MW   SCI 151   Nichols L B

   12:15p-3:20p Th   SCI 227   Nichols L B

1208   3:20p-6:25p MW   SCI 225   Von Der Ohe C G

1209   3:20p-6:25p MW   SCI 227   Graham E A

1210   3:30p-6:35p TTh   SCI 225   Spiegler M A

1211   3:30p-6:35p TTh   SCI 227   Jordan E A

4052   6:45p-9:50p MW   SCI 227   Romero R

4053   6:45p-9:50p M   SCI 225   Chen T T

   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chen T T

Above section 4053 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4054   6:45p-9:50p TTh   SCI 227   Pepper E D

4055   6:45p-9:50p W   SCI 225   Chen T T

   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chen T T

Above section 4055 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BIOL 9, Environmental Biology   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, non-lab) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course satisfies Santa Monica College’s Global Citizenship requirement.

This survey course covers ecological principles including ecosystem structure and function, population dynamics and the interdependence of living organisms. Current environmental issues and controversies such as global warming, biodiversity and species extinction, habitat destruction, food and energy resources and pollution will be explored. Strategies for sustainable living will be emphasized.

1213   12:45p-2:05p TTh   SCI 151   Spiegler M A

1214   2:15p-3:35p MW   SCI 151   Tower J A

1215   2:15p-3:35p TTh   SCI 159   Price W M

1216   3:45p-5:05p MW   SCI 151   Tower J A

1217   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   McLaughlin D

Above section 1217 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1218   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   McLaughlin D

Above section 1218 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1219   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sakurai D S

Above section 1219 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4056   7:00p-8:20p TTh   SCI 145   Jordan E A

BIOL 15, Marine Biology with Laboratory   4 units

Transfer: *UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This survey course of marine organisms and their relationships to their environment emphasizes intertidal and offshore life forms. Included is an investigation of behavior, ecology, morphological and physiological adaptations and environmental relationship to humans. This course is three hours each of lecture and laboratory work.

*Total of four units credit for Biology 15 and Biology 15N is transferable.

1220   8:00a-9:20a TTh   SCI 145   Tarvyd E S

   12:15p-3:20p T   SCI 134   Tarvyd E S

1221   8:00a-9:20a TTh   SCI 145   Tarvyd E S

   12:15p-3:20p Th   SCI 134   Tarvyd E S

1222   12:30p-3:35p MW   SCI 134   Baghdasarian G

BIOL 15N, Marine Biology (Non-Laboratory)    3 units

Transfer: *UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, non-lab) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This introduction to marine organisms parallels Biology 15 but does not include laboratory.

*Total of four units credit for Biology 15 and Biology 15N is transferable.

4057   6:45p-9:50p T   SCI 134   Moss J L

BIOL 21, Cell Biology and Evolution    4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Science, + Lab) • Prerequisite: Chemistry 11.

This is the first course of a three-course lecture and laboratory sequence for Biology majors, including Biology 21, 22, and 23. It describes how scientists approach the scientific method to generate scientific knowledge; studies the history, evidence, and mechanisms of evolution; identifies the chemistry of four classes of macromolecules; elucidates the cell principle including cell structure, function, and physiology; describes general energy metabolism; and illustrates the processes of growth and reproduction through mitosis, meiosis, development, and life cycles. Students are required to perform at least two experiments that require data collection, computer-based data management and graphing, and scientific analysis and interpretation of data. The course is designed to meet the needs of students transferring to upper division biology study.

*No UC credit for Biology 3, 4, Botany 1 or Zoology 5 if taken after Biology 21, 22 or 23.

1223   8:00a-11:05a M   SCI 124   Scuric Z

   12:00p-3:05p M   SCI 124   Scuric Z

1224   8:00a-11:05a W   SCI 124   Colavito M C

   8:00a-9:20a TTh   SCI 151   Colavito M C

   8:00a-9:20a TTh   SCI 151   Narey V

1225   12:00p-3:05p W   SCI 124   Narey V

   8:00a-9:20a TTh   SCI 151   Colavito M C

   8:00a-9:20a TTh   SCI 151   Narey V

4058   6:45p-9:50p T   SCI 124   Chen T T

   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chen T T

Above section 4058 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BIOL 22, Genetics and Molecular Biology    4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Science, + Lab) • Prerequisite: Biology 21 and Chemistry 11. • Corequisite: Chemistry 21.

It is strongly recommended that students also enroll in Chemistry 21 which is required for transfer.

This is the second course of a three-course lecture and laboratory sequence for Biology Majors, Biology 21, 22 and 23. It focuses on the structure, function and transmission of genes from the perspectives of genetics and molecular biology. A strong foundation in genetics and its relationship to molecular biology is developed through problem solving. Students perform experiments that require data analyses and demonstrate interpretations in laboratory reports. Application of Internet databases for bioinformatics is used to show relationships between DNA and protein sequences. The course is designed to meet the needs of students transferring to upper division biology study. *No UC credit for Biology 3, 4, Botany 1 or Zoology 5 if taken after Biology 21, 22 or 23.

1226   9:00a-12:05p F   SCI 225   Bober M A

   9:30a-10:50a TTh   SCI 145   Bober M A

   9:30a-10:50a TTh   SCI 145   Colavito M C

1227   9:30a-10:50a TTh   SCI 145   Bober M A

   9:30a-10:50a TTh   SCI 145   Colavito M C

   6:45p-9:50p Th   SCI 225   Colavito M C

1228   1:00p-4:05p F   SCI 225   Bober M A

   9:30a-10:50a TTh   SCI 145   Bober M A

   9:30a-10:50a TTh   SCI 145   Colavito M C

BIOL 23, Organismal and Environmental Biology    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: Biology 22. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This is the third of a three-course lecture and laboratory sequence for biology majors. Organisms at and above the cellular level of organization are examined, with plants, invertebrates, and vertebrates receiving equal attention. Topics emphasized include morphology, physiology, systematics, ecology, evolution, and behavior. Additionally, each student must complete a term project which includes lab or fieldwork and library research. Transfer credit is limited if students enroll in other overlapping Biology courses or Zoology 5. *No UC credit for Biology 3, 4, Botany 1 or Zoology 5 if taken after Biology 21, 22 or 23.

1229   12:45p-2:05p MW   SCI 151   Baker E H

   12:45p-2:05p MW   SCI 151   Nichols L B

   8:00a-11:05a TTh   SCI 124   Baker E H

   8:00a-11:05a TTh   SCI 124   Nichols L B

BIOL 81, BioBrightStart, Basic Biology   2 units

   •   Prerequisite: None.

A hands-on preparatory course designed to introduce underprepared students to the magic and wonder that is the fascinating world of biology in an atmosphere that is designed to de-mystify the biological world. Basic concepts associated with biology and its role in the environment will be presented. Students will learn about the tools and methods used by biologists to gather scientific information and will use these tools to acquire the basic skills needed to succeed in College level biology courses.

Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of Associate degree requirements.

1230   3:45p-6:50p M   SCI 134   Buchanan A G

BIOL 88A, Independent Studies in Biological Sciences    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1231   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 285   Baghdasarian G

BIOL 88B, Independent Studies in Biological Sciences    2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1232   Arrange-2 Hours    SCI 285   Baghdasarian G

BOTANY 1, General Botany   4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course provides an overview of photosynthetic organisms (the Plant Kingdom, photosynthetic Monerans and Protistans) and Fungi. Flowering plants are emphasized. Topics covered include a survey of botanical life forms, taxonomy, the structure, development and function of cells, stems, roots leaves, flowers, and seeds; chemistry, photosynthesis, respiration, plant physiology, Mendelian and molecular genetics, genetic engineering, evolution, and ecology. Scientific thinking skills will be developed in laboratory exercises. One or more labs are field trips to local natural areas or Plant society meetings. *Credit is allowed for one course from Biology 3, 4, Botany 1. *No UC credit for Botany 1 if taken after Biology 21, 22 or 23. No credit for Biology 4 if taken after Botany 1 or Zoology 5.

1233   10:00a-1:05p MW   SCI 333   Tower J A

1234   1:00p-4:05p TTh   SCI 333   Tower J A

   1:00p-4:05p TTh   SCI 333   Azuma K K

1235   3:20p-6:25p M   SCI 333   Baker E H

   2:15p-3:35p TTh   SCI 145   Baker E H

1236   3:20p-6:25p W   SCI 333   Baker E H

   2:15p-3:35p TTh   SCI 145   Baker E H

MCRBIO 1, Fundamentals of Microbiology   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: Chemistry 10 or eligibility for Chemistry 11, and Physiology 3 or Biology 3 or 21. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course involves study of several types of microorganisms with emphasis on bacteria. Principles of microbiology, metabolism, genetics, immunology, and medical and nonmedical applications are considered. The laboratory includes aseptic transfer techniques, cultural characteristics, methods of microscopy, and analytical techniques for identifying microbial organisms. The course content is related to both general and clinical applications including recent molecular biological and serological techniques.

2722   8:00a-11:05a MWF   SCI 209   Narey V

2723   11:30a-2:35p MW   SCI 209   Kluckhohn Jones L W

   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Kluckhohn Jones L W

Above section 2723 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2724   12:45p-2:05p MW   SCI 159   Buchanan A G

   8:00a-11:05a TTh   SCI 209   Buchanan A G

2725   12:45p-2:05p MW   SCI 159   Buchanan A G

   12:15p-3:20p TTh   SCI 209   Buchanan A G

NUTR 1, Introduction to Nutrition Science    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

Human nutrition, integrating anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and psychology, is studied in relation to wellness and degenerative disease prevention. The relationship between lifestyle choices, particularly nutrition, and health are established. Scientific information and principles provide the foundation for evaluating current concepts in nutrition and wellness for practical application in daily living.

2904   8:00a-9:20a MW   SCI 151   Ortega Y

2905   8:00a-9:20a TTh   SCI 159   Ortega Y

2906   11:00a-2:05p T   SCI 159   González C L

Above section 2906 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2907   11:15a-12:35p MW   SCI 145   Ortega Y

2908   11:15a-12:35p MW   SCI 151   Novak D S

2909   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Stafsky G B

Above section 2909 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2910   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Novak D S

Above section 2910 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2911   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   González C L

Above section 2911 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2912   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   González C L

Above section 2912 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2913   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Richwine D R

Above section 2913 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4393   6:45p-9:50p Th   SCI 159   Richwine D R

4480   6:00p-9:05p W   MALIBU 22   Richwine D R

Above section 4480 meets at Webster Elementary School, 3602 Winter Canyon Road, Malibu, 90265.

NUTR 4, Healthy Lifestyle: Food and Fitness    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course will help individuals to develop new skills that support positive life style practices such as obtaining/maintaining healthy weight and fitness conditioning and managing stressors. Nutritional, physical and stress assessments will guide the development of these life style skills. Nutrients needed for achieving a healthy level of fitness and weight will be discussed. The dangers of disordered eating and body dysmorphia will be discussed. Individuals will learn how to evaluate the latest weight loss, fitness and dietary supplement fads.

2916   8:00a-9:20a MW   SCI 159   Stafsky G B

2917   9:30a-10:50a MW   SCI 151   Ortega Y

2918   9:30a-10:50a TTh   SCI 151   Ortega Y

NUTR 7, Food and Culture in America    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4 (Social and Behavioral Sciences) • Prerequisite: Nutrition 1.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

The evolution of American food culture is examined from a historical, contemporary, economic, political and scientific survey of ethnic groups in America, including Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, and Latinos. Immigration, enculturation, acculturation, religion, food availability, food preference, food behavior, food preparation, food beliefs and food-related gender roles are considered. These factors are compared and contrasted across the ethnic groups and regions in America. The impact of “Americanization” on ethnic cuisines and impact of ethnic cuisines on the American economy are explored. Current research on the health- and nutrition-related implications on ethnic groups’ food choices/practices is reviewed.

2914   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   González C L

Above section 2914 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2915   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   González C L

Above section 2915 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

NUTR 90A, Internship in Nutrition    1 unit

   •   Prerequisite: None.

Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

The Internship Program is designed to provide the student with real life experience in Nutrition.

2919   Arrange-6.5 Hours        González C L

Above section 2919 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07.

PHYS 3, Human Physiology   4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: Anatomy 1 and Chemistry 10 or eligibility for Chemistry 11. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This rigorous course provides a basic understanding of physiological mechanisms with a focus on the human body. Basic concepts of cellular physiology, including: molecular control; mechanisms of gene expression; ligand-binding site interactions; energy and cellular metabolism; membrane transport; membrane and action potentials; and cellular communication, including signal transduction, will be integrated within the concept of homeostasis involving the following body systems: nervous and sensory, endocrine, muscular, circulatory, immune, respiratory, renal, digestive, and reproductive. The course content includes both general and clinical applications and is intended to prepare students for advanced courses in Allied Health and Medical professions including Nursing, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Physician’s Assistant, Pharmacy, and Exercise Science/Kinesiology Training.

3016   7:45a-10:50a MW   SCI 201   Stephanou M L

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Stephanou M L

3017   7:45a-10:50a TTh   SCI 201   Azuma K K

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Azuma K K

3018   7:45a-10:50a F   SCI 201   Johnson Ja

   11:30a-2:35p F   SCI 201   Johnson Ja

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Johnson Ja

3019   9:30a-10:50a MW   SCI 159   Von Der Ohe C G

   11:15a-2:20p M   SCI 201   Von Der Ohe C G

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Von Der Ohe C G

3020   9:30a-10:50a MW   SCI 159   Von Der Ohe C G

   11:15a-2:20p W   SCI 201   Von Der Ohe C G

   Arrange-1 Hour        Von Der Ohe C G

3021   3:25p-6:30p TTh   SCI 201   Wissmann P B

   Arrange-1 Hour        Wissmann P B

3022   2:45p-5:50p MW   SCI 201   Zuk P A

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Zuk P A

4413   6:45p-9:50p MW   SCI 201   Caldani P

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Caldani P

4414   6:45p-9:50p TTh   SCI 201   Price W M

   Arrange-1 Hour    SCI 245   Price W M

ZOOL 5, Introductory Zoology   4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5B (Biological Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This general zoology course deals with the major animal groups from protists through vertebrates. Consideration is given to animal form, function, natural history, and behavior. Comparisons are made between groups and are used to stress the principles of evolution, classification, morphology, cell biology, organ system function, genetics, and ecology. Critical and scientific thinking skills are illustrated and developed. *Credit is allowed for one course from Biology 3, 4, Botany 1. *No UC credit for Zool 5 if taken after Biology 21, 22 or 23 and no credit for Biology 4 if taken after Zoology 5 or Botany 1.

3260   8:00a-11:05a MW   SCI 134   Tarvyd E S

3261   8:00a-11:05a TTh   SCI 134   Moss J L

4478   7:00p-10:05p MW   SCI 134   Patel A

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