BIO210 Human Biology
3 semester hour credits

An introduction to human biology; the principles of chemistry; chromosomes, cells and genes; nutrition and digestion; function of the circulatory, nervous, endocrine, urinary and immune systems; reproduction, development and aging; principles of heredity; environmental issues; case studies.

BIO230 Anatomy and Physiology I
3 semester hour credits

Comprehensive study of the human anatomy and physiological principles, including the chemical basis of life, different parts of cells, the skin and the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the joints of the skeletal system, and the muscular system, and the nervous system.

BIO231 Anatomy and Physiology II
3 semester hour credits
(Prerequisite: Anatomy and Physiology I)

Anatomy and Physiology II is a continuation of human anatomy and physiological principles, covering the endocrine, blood, cardiovascular, and lymphatic systems. Topics include the importance of immunity, digestive system and nutrition, respiratory system, urinary system, electrolytes and acid-base balance, reproductive systems, pregnancy, growth and development, genetics, and genomics.

BIO231 Anatomy and Physiology II 

4 semester hour credits

(Prerequisite:  Anatomy and Physiology I)

Continuation of human anatomy and physiological principles from BIO230, including the endocrine system, blood, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, the importance of immunity, digestive system and nutrition, respiratory system, urinary system, water, electrolyte, and acid-base balance, reproductive systems, pregnancy, growth, development, genetics, and genomics.

BIO325 Introduction to Microbiology
3 semester hour credits
(Prerequisite: Human Biology)

This course includes morphology, physiology and classification of bacteria, fungi and viruses. It examines the clinical manifestations, epidemiology, and host/parasite relationships to immunology and resistance to disease, viruses, pathogenic fungi, protozoa, and worms. Course includes online virtual microbiology lab, and streaming video series, Unseen Life on Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology, by Annenberg Media.

CHE101 General Chemistry
3 semester hour credits

General Chemistry is a study of general chemistry principles and its application in nutrition, This course covers the study of matter, measurements, and calculations. Topics include atoms and molecules, electronic and nuclear characteristics, forces between particles, nutrition-related chemical reactions, states of matter, acids, bases, and salts. 

CHE101 General Chemistry
3 semester hour credits

This course includes application of chemistry to nutrition; matter, measurements, and calculations; atoms and molecules; electronic and nuclear characteristics; forces between particles; nutrition related chemical reactions; the states of matter; acids, bases, and salts.

CHE201 Organic and Biochemistry
4 semester hour credits
(Prerequisite: General Chemistry)

Organic and Biochemistry covers the study of nutrition applications in relation to organic chemistry and biochemistry. This course includes topics of molecular formulas of organic compounds, physical properties of compounds, characteristics of enzymes, the function of cofactors, and biochemical pathways.

BIO325 Introduction to Microbiology
3 semester hour credits
(Prerequisite: Human Biology)

This course includes morphology, physiology and classification of bacteria, fungi and viruses. It examines the clinical manifestations, epidemiology, and host/parasite relationships to immunology and resistance to disease, viruses, pathogenic fungi, protozoa, and worms. Course includes online virtual microbiology lab, and streaming video series, Unseen Life on Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology, by Annenberg Media.