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BIOL 102 Non-Majors Biology (Diversity)

Effective Date: January 2017

An introduction to biological diversity, evolution, ecology, scientific knowledge, and the biodiversity crisis. Includes a survey of the major taxonomic groups of living organisms, the evidence for evolution, natural selection, the nature of scientific knowledge, and the impact of humans on the ecology of populations, communities and ecosystems.

Note: Principles of Math 10, Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10, or MATH 053 is recommended as preparation for BIOL 102.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

One of:

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BIOL 103 Non-Majors General Biology

Effective Date: January 2017

This course is for the student interested in learning about the basics of the structure and function of living beings. Topics include cell biology, human anatomy and physiology, basic principles of biochemistry, genetics and nutrition.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$495.90 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

One of:

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BIOL 104 Infectious Disease

Effective Date: January 2017

This introductory course focuses on the microbial agents of infectious disease and their mechanisms of pathogenesis. Topics include growth and reproduction, process of infection, host responses, laboratory identification, treatment and control.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

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BIOL 105 Introductory Marine Biology

Effective Date: January 2017

Introduction to the basic principles of ocean science, with emphasis on marine biodiversity and integration of marine species into coastal and offshore ecological processes. Human impact on marine life will be explored, exemplified by local and global case studies. Shore and boat-based field trips required.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$495.90 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

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BIOL 116 Advanced Placement Biology Lab

Effective Date: January 2017

This course consists of biology laboratory exercises at the first-year level, suitable for Advanced Placement Biology students. Exercises are drawn from topics in cellular physiology and evolution theory.

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Credits
1
Format
3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$203.85 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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BIOL 124 Evolution and Diversity

Effective Date: January 2017

This course consists of studies in the general areas of evolution and organism diversity. Topics include natural selection, the genetic basis of evolution, speciation and evolutionary change, and the adaptive radiation of organisms.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

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BIOL 126 Physiological Basis of Life

Effective Date: January 2017

The structure and functions of macromolecules, storage of information and replication of DNA as well as the role of DNA in protein synthesis and inheritance are described and related to the functions of whole organisms. Transport mechanisms, basic metabolism and hormonal and nervous regulation of function are explored with examples.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

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BIOL 143 Anatomy for Sport Education

Effective Date: January 2017

This course provides an introduction to human anatomy. Emphasis is on major systems and organs relevant to exercise and sport. Structural and functional relationships in the human body are examined using a lab and lecture format. Gross and microscopic anatomical terminology is reviewed using slides, models, diagrams, dissections, and specimens.

Note: Completion of Biology 12 or BIOL 103 prior to the course would be an asset.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

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BIOL 144 Physiology for Sport Education

Effective Date: January 2009

This course provides an overview of functional relationships in the human body. Physiological processes in major organ systems are studied at the chemical, cellular and organ level. Laboratory skills focus on data collection, presentation, and analysis using scientific method. Physiological homeostasis in the context of exercise and health is emphasized.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BIOL 150 Human Anatomy

Effective Date: January 2017

This course provides an introduction to structural and functional relationships within the eleven systems of the human body. A lab and lecture based format, combining slides, models, photographs, diagrams and organ dissections is used to study both gross and microscopic human anatomy. Anatomical and physiological terminology is stressed.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

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BIOL 151 Human Physiology

Effective Date: January 2013

This course is the companion to BIOL 150. It provides an overview of functional relationships within the human body. Physiological processes are studied at both the cellular and organ system level, with an emphasis on the maintenance of homeostasis. Laboratory exercises illustrate basic physiological principles.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

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BIOL 152 Anatomy/Physiology for Nursing 1

Effective Date: January 2017

This course is the first of two courses that introduce human anatomy and physiology, with applications appropriate to nursing practice. Content includes cytology, basic biochemistry, anatomy, and function of half of the organ systems. The remaining organ systems are covered in BIOL 153. Laboratory exercises combine histology, models and organ dissection.

Note: Prior completion of BIOL 104 or BIOL 126 is an asset.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

And one of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted Course Open to students in Nursing.

BIOL 153 Anatomy/Physiology 2: Nursing

Effective Date: January 2014

This course is a continuation of BIOL 152. It examines anatomy and physiology of organ systems not studied in BIOL 152. Physiological principles and application to nursing practice are stressed.

Note: Prior completion of BIOL 104 or BIOL 126 is an asset.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted Course Open to students in Nursing.

BIOL 160 Microbiology for Dental Hygiene

Effective Date: November 2003

This course introduces dental hygiene students to microbiology. Topics include an introduction to microscopy, prokaryotic cell structure and function, bacterial nutrition, microbial metabolism, control of microbial growth, oral microflora, and animal viruses.

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Credits
2
Format
1 lecture hour and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$203.85 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BIOL 202 Microbiology 1

Effective Date: November 2003

An introduction to the principles and techniques of microbiology. Topics include prokaryotic cell structure and physiology, bacterial cell and population growth, biofilms, control of microorganisms by physical and chemical agents, nutrition, metabolic diversity and virology.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BIOL 203 Microbiology 2

Effective Date: November 2003

This course is a continuation of BIOL 202. Topics include molecular biology, microbial genetics, recombinant DNA technology, genomics, innate and adaptive immunity, pathogenesis of infectious diseases and epidemiology.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BIOL 228 Ecology

Effective Date: November 2002

An introduction to the factors controlling the distribution and abundance or organisms. Topics include physiological ecology, population dynamics, competition, predation, herbivory, mutualism, conservation biology, community structure and function, succession, nutrient cycles, and biogeoclimatic zones.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BIOL 231 Principles of Cell Biology

Effective Date: September 2015

This course is an introduction to the cellular and molecular biology of eukaryotic cells. Course content includes cytoplasmic and endomembrane structure, function and transport, structural and functional interactions between cells and their environments and other cells, mechanisms of intercellular communication, cellular and intracellular movement mechanism, principles of cancer biology and laboratory techniques in cell biology.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$554.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BIOL 232 Principles of Genetics

Effective Date: September 2015

The cellular and molecular basis of the transmission of hereditary characteristics. Topics include Mendelian inheritance and its cytological basis, gene action in biochemical pathways, microbial genetics, linkage and gene mapping, DNA as the genetic material, the genetic code, gene action in development and differentiation, and the fundamentals of genetic engineering.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Related programs
Biology; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Pre/Corequisites

BIOL 252 Pathophysiology for Nursing 1

Effective Date: May 2017

Students will examine foundational concepts of pathophysiology and then focus on specific disorders within the cardiovascular, endocrine, and nervous systems of the human body with relevance to nursing practice.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$203.85 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

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Pre/Corequisites

All of:

BIOL 253 Pathophysiology for Nursing 2

Effective Date: May 2017

Students will focus on the pathophysiology of specific diseases of the genitourinary, gastrointestinal, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and integumentary systems of the human body. Emphasis is directed toward relevance to nursing practice.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$203.85 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

BIOL 260 General Pathophysiology

Effective Date: September 2008

This course is an introduction to human pathophysiology, initially exploring the foundational concepts of disease, with reference to pathophysiology relative to dental hygiene. Emphasis then shifts to pathogenesis and disease processes using specific diseases as examples.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$203.85 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted Course Open to students in Dental Hygiene.

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