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BIOL 3 - INTRODUCTION TO LIFE SCIENCE
4 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introductory course exploring biological concepts as they relate to organismal structure and function, inheritance, ecology, and evolution. Recommended for non-biological science majors and liberal studies majors. Field trips required. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

BIOL 3H - HONORS INTRODUCTION TO LIFE SCIENCE
4 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, 0 repeats
ADVISORY: Meet the qualifications for consideration for acceptance in the Honors Program recommended. See Honors Program listing in the college catalog.

Introductory course exploring biological concepts as they relate to organismal structure and function, inheritance, ecology, and evolution. Recommended for non-biological science majors and liberal studies majors. Field trips, literature and scientific research, use of technology and student presentations are included in this honors level course. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

BIOL 4 - PRINCIPLES OF ZOOLOGY
5 units, 3 lecture hours, 6 lab hours, (Formerly Zoology 1)
PREREQUISITE: Biology 3 or 11A or equivalent, and Mathematics 103 or equivalent, each with a grade "C" or better. Completion within the last 5 years recommended.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A recommended.

Animal forms using the phylogenetic approach including morphology, physiology, and ecology relative to the major phyla. Field trips required. (CAN BIOL 4) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

BIOL 5 - HUMAN BIOLOGY
4 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 and Math 103 recommended.

An overview of the cellular, molecular, genetic, and systems basis of life with and emphasis on the human body. For allied health majors. Fulfills prerequisites for Biology 20, 24, 31. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

BIOL 6 - PRINCIPLES OF BOTANY
5 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, (Formerly Botany 1)
PREREQUISITE: Biology 3 or 11A or equivalent, and Math 103 or equivalent, each with a grade "C" or better. Completion within the last 5 years recommended.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A recommended.

Morphological, physiological, ecological, genetic, and taxonomic relationships with emphasis on seed plants. Field trips required. (CAN BIOL 6) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

BIOL 7 - FIELD BIOLOGY
4 units, 3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours, (Spring)
PREREQUISITE: Biology 3 or 11A with a grade of “C” or better. Completion within the last 5 years recommended.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Field investigations of plants, animals, and fungi emphasizing natural history, taxonomy, and ecology of local species. Field trips required. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

BIOL 11A - BIOLOGY FOR SCIENCE MAJORS I
5 units, 4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 103 with a grade of “C” or better. Completion within the last 5 years recommended.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or ESL 67 and 68, Biology 3 or High School Biology recommended.

The first class in a two semester sequence of general biology for science majors: the chemistry of life, cellular metabolism including photosynthesis, aerobic and anaerobic respiration, cellular communication, cellular division and its regulation, Mendelian genetics, molecular genetics, biotechnology, and evolution. Intended for science majors and pre-medical, pre-veterinarian, pre-dental, pre-optometry, and pre-pharmacy majors. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

BIOL 11AH - HONORS BIOLOGY FOR SCIENCE MAJORS I
5 units, 4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 103 with a grade of “C” or better. Completion within the last 5 years recommended.
ADVISORY: Meet the qualifications for consideration for acceptance into the honors program recommended. See Honors program listing in the college catalog.

The first class in a two semester sequence of general biology for science majors: the chemistry of life, cellular metabolism including photosynthesis, aerobic and anaerobic respiration, cellular communication, cellular division and its regulation, Mendelian genetics, molecular genetics, biotechnology, and evolution. Intended for science majors and pre-medical, pre-veterinarian, pre-dental, pre-optometry, and pre-pharmacy majors. Field trips, guest speakers, literature and scientific research, use of technology, and student presentations are included in this honors level course. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

BIOL 11B - BIOLOGY FOR SCIENCE MAJORS II
5 units, 3 lecture hours, 6 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Biology 11A.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A.

The second course in a two semester sequence of general biology: the evolutionary history of biodiversity, plant structure and function, animal structure and function, and ecology. Intended for science majors and pre-medical, pre-veterinarian, pre-dental, pre-optometry, and pre-pharmacy majors. Field trips required. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

BIOL 20 - HUMAN ANATOMY 
4 units, 3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Biology 5 or Biology 11A or equivalent with a grade "C" or better. Completion within the last 5 years recommended.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A recommended. 

A foundation course in Human Anatomy. A systems-based approach, examining the gross and microscopic structures of the human body. Fulfills the anatomy requirement for many nursing and other health-related programs. (CAN BIOL 10) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

BIOL 21A - HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
4 units, 3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Biology 5 or Biology 11A or equivalent, each with a grade "C" or better. Completion within the last 5 years recommended.

The first class in a two semester human anatomy and physiology sequence. Biology 21A and 21B are designed to prepare students planning careers in healthcare, including nursing. (A, CSU-GE)

BIOL 21B - HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II
5 units, 4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Biology 21A with a grade of "C" or better.

The second class in a two semester human anatomy and physiology sequence. Biology 21A and 21B are designed to prepare students planning careers in healthcare, including nursing. (A, CSU-GE)

BIOL 22 - HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
5 units, 4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Biology 20 or equivalent and Chemistry 3A or equivalent, each with a grade "C" or better. Completion within last 5 years recommended.
ADVISORY: English 1A recommended.

Functional relationship of human organs and body systems. Three units of credit for student with credit in Biology 24. (CAN BIOL 12) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

BIOL 24 - HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
5 units, 4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Biology 5 or Biology 11A or equivalent, each with a grade "C" or better. Completion within the last 5 years recommended.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A recommended.

Systematic relationship of the gross and microscopic structures of the human body and their functional relationships. Intended primarily for students enrolled in or planning to enroll in college-level allied health programs. Not open to students with credit in both Biology 20 and 22. (A, CSU-GE)

BIOL 31 - MICROBIOLOGY 
5 units, 3 lecture hours, 5 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Biology 5 or Biology 11A or equivalent and Chemistry 3A or equivalent, each with a grade "C" or better. Completion within the last 5 years recommended.
ADVISORY: English 1A.

Classification, morphology, identification, physiology, and genetics of microorganisms. Field trips may be required. (CAN BIOL 14) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

BIOL 46 - ELEMENTARY HORTICULTURE
4 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Growth and care of ornamental and vegetable plants including plant anatomy, general maintenance, weeds, pests, diseases, fertilizers, soils, pruning, and training. (A, CSU)

BIOL 47 - TOPICS IN BIOLOGY
1-3 units, 1-3 lecture hours, 0-3 lab hours, (Repeats= 2)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A recommended.

Current topics of biological importance and concern outside the regular biology curriculum or topics that will be covered in greater depth than in a regularly offered course. Presented by biology faculty. (A, CSU)

BIOL 222 - BIOLOGY SKILLS
1 unit, 2 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, (Repeats= 0)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 and Mathematics 201 recommended.

An introductory class for students seeking to develop foundation skills in biological science. Non-degree applicable
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