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Summer 2003




BIOL 100  Concepts of Biology (MS)                                4 credits
A broad overview of contemporary biological science. Major areas include the biochemistry of energy transformation; cell structure and function; Mendelian, molecular and population genetics; development and differentiation; plant and animal physiology; animal behavior; evolution and ecology. Note: This course is designed for students who have taken one year each of high school biology and chemistry. BIOL 100 is a prerequisite for all biology courses at the 200 level or higher. For more information see www.umbc.edu/bioclass/biol100a or contact lake1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0027] 6080 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/18/2003             LAKE, R
            MWF........1:00pm- 3:05pm (LH5 ...)


BIOL 100L Concepts of Biology (MS)                                2 credits
The laboratory exercises are designed to provide the student experience with essential laboratory equipment and techniques. Pre- or Corequisite: BIOL 100. Lab Fee: $30.00. For more information contact claassen@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0028] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             CLAASSEN, L
            TuTh......12:00pm- 4:00pm (BS  160)


BIOL 106  The Human Organism (MS)                                 3 credits
This course is designed to introduce the non-science student to science and its methods and provide a basic understanding of some body functions and dysfunctions. Topics include genes and DNA, cells and cancer, immune system and HIV, metabolism and nutrition, muscles and exercise, nervous system and drugs, etc. Recommended: High school biology and chemistry. For more information see http://www.research.umbc.edu/~hanson//b106/ or contact hanson@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0029] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             HANSON, F
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV014)


BIOL 106H The Human Organism (MS)                                 3 credits

(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS.  GDR:Meets M.  SEE BIOL 106 FOR COURSE
          DESCRIPTION.
[7641] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             HANSON, F
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV014)


BIOL 123  Human Genetics (MS)                                     3 credits
A course designed for non-biology majors. Topics include the fundamental rules of heredity, gene structure and function, human genetic diseases and genetic engineering. Particular emphasis is placed on the application of the new genetic technology to the human condition. Note: Students who have taken BIOL 302 or its equivalent may only take this course as P/F. Recommended: High school biology and chemistry. This course in combination with BIOL 123L, meets the university GFR requirement for a science course with a laboratory component. For more information contact scaruso@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0030] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             CARUSO, S
            MWF.......10:00am-12:10pm (ACIV150)


BIOL 123L Basics Genetic Laboratory                                1 credit
A genetics laboratory course for non-science majors. Projects are designed to demonstrate basic principles of inheritance, gene action and structure, and DNA structure and function. Special emphasis is placed on human heredity. Co-requisite: BIOL 123. Note: This course, in combination with BIOL 123, meets the university GFR requirement for a science course with a laboratory component. Lab Fee: $30.00. For more information contact scaruso@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
          GFR:Meets    Lab    Only.   GER/GDR:   Non
          applicable.
[0031] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             CARUSO, S
            TuTh......10:00am- 1:00pm (BS  007)


BIOL 233  Nutrition for Health Professions                        3 credits
Basic principles of normal human nutrition. Topics include digestion, absorption, transport, storage and metabolic functions of the major nutrients; caloric requirements and energy balance; role of hormones in metabolic regulation; interrelationship of nutrients; dietary standards; nutrient composition of foods and selection of an adequate diet; nutritional consequences of fasting, starvation and obesity. This course meets the nutrition requirement for the Nursing and the Dental Hygiene programs at UMB. Prerequisite: BIOL 251 and CHEM 124. For more information contact CynHygeia@aol.com.
          Grade Method: REG
[0032] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             PAYNE, C
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (ACIV014)


BIOL 251  Human Anatomy and Physiology I (MS)                     3 credits
The first semester of a two-semester lecture course covering the structure and function of the organs of the human body. An integrated approach permits concurrent presentation of the anatomy and physiology of each organ system. Prerequisite: BIOL 100 and CHEM 124 or CHEM 102. Corequisite: BIOL 251L or permission of the instructor. For more information contact viancour@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0033] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             VIANCOUR, T
            TuTh......10:00am- 1:10pm (BS  004)


BIOL 251L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory                1 credit
Laboratory course to accompany BIOL 251. The laboratory includes dissections, work with skeletons, models of body parts and experimental studies of physiological processes. Required for most allied health programs. Prerequisite: BIOL 100L and CHEM 124L or 102L. Pre- or Corequisite: BIOL 251 or equivalent or permission of the instructor. For more information contact fleischm@umbc.edu. Lab Fee: $30.00. NOTE: This course will meet in BS 005.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets    Lab    Only.   GER/GDR:   Non
          applicable.   THIS COURSE WILL  BE HELD IN
          BS 005.
[0034] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             FLEISCHMANN, E
            TuTh.......2:00pm- 5:00pm (TBA)


BIOL 252  Human Anatomy and Physiology II (MS)                    3 credits
Continuation of BIOL 251. Prerequisite: BIOL 251. Corequisite: BIOL 252L or permission of instructor. For more information contact fleischm@umbc.edu. NOTE: This course will meet in BS 004.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.  THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD
          IN BS 005.
[0035] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             FLEISCHMANN, E
            TuWTh.....10:00am-12:05pm (BS  004)


BIOL 252L Human Anatomy and Physiology II                          1 credit
          Laboratory.                                       
Continuation of BIOL 251L. Prerequisite: BIOL 251L. Pre- or corequisite: BIOL 252 or permission of instructor. For more information contact fleischm@umbc.edu. Lab Fee: $30.00. NOTE: This course will meet in BS 005.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets    Lab    Only.   GER/GDR:   Non
          applicable.
[0036] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             FLEISCHMANN, E
            TuTh.......2:00pm- 5:00pm (TBA)


BIOL 275  Microbiology (MS)                                       3 credits
Introductory course describing the fundamental properties of microorganisms and viruses and their relationships to other life forms. Topics include the structure and function of bacteria, mode of action of antibiotics, genetics of bacteria and the role of bacteria in disease. The structure, replication and pathology of viruses are discussed, including the response of hosts to viral infection and the fundamental concepts of the immune response. Prerequisite: BIOL 100. Recommended: CHEM 101 or CHEM 123. For more information contact sandoz@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0037] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             SANDOZ, J
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (BS  004)


BIOL 275L Microbiology (MS)                                       2 credits
This laboratory course consists of a series of exercises designed to familiarize the student with microbiological techniques. Experiments are performed in basic bacteriology, applied bacteriology, virology and immunology. Students will be expected to work independently, spending brief periods of time other than the scheduled lab period collecting data. Prerequisite: BIOL 100L. Pre- or Corequisite: BIOL 275. For more information see blackboard.umbc.edu/ or contact sandoz@umbc.edu. Lab Fee: $30.00.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0038] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             SANDOZ, J
            TuTh.......6:00pm-10:25pm (BS  008)


BIOL 301  Ecology and Evolution (MS)                              3 credits
An introduction to how organisms interact with one another and with their environment. Basic topics include natural selection and speciation, genetic and evolutionary concepts, physiological adaptations and responses to environmental changes, population growth and regulation, competition, predator/prey interactions, symbiosis, community structure and food webs, and energy flow and nutrient cycling within ecosystems. Prerequisite: BIOL 100. For more information contact escully@towson.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0039] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             SCULLY, E
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV015)


BIOL 302  Molecular and General Genetics (MS)                     4 credits
Modern principles of heredity have been established through studies at the molecular, cellular and organismic levels. The course includes fundamental information on the structure of a gene, its expression and organization as deduced from analysis of viral and prokaryotic systems, the transmission of genetic material in eukaryotic systems, the interaction of genes in populations and the application of fundamental genetic principles to problems of human heredity. Prerequisite: BIOL 100 and CHEM 101 or 123; sophomore standing. Pre- or corequisite: CHEM 102 or CHEM 124. For more information contact gethmann@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0040] 6070 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/10/2003             GETHMANN, R
            Th.........9:30am- 1:30pm
            TuW........9:30am-12:00pm
            M.........11:00am-12:00pm (BS  120)


BIOL 305  Comparative Animal Physiology                           3 credits
Functional features of whole organisms and their component organs and organ systems are studied. Emphasis is on ways in which diverse organisms at various phylogenetic levels perform similar functions. Examples of topics include osmoregulation, gas exchange, control systems, sensors, effectors, brain and behavior. Prerequisite: BIOL 303 (with a grade of "C" or better). Pre- or Corequisite: PHYS 112 (with a grade of "C" or better). For more information contact viancour@umbc.edu or see www.research.umbc.edu/~viancour/BIOL305/.
          Grade Method: REG THIS COURSE WILL BE MEET
          IN BS 004.
[0041] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             VIANCOUR, T
            MW.........9:45am-12:55pm (BS  004)


BIOL 430  Biological Chemistry                                    4 credits
An introductory course describing the essential principles of biochemistry. Topics include the structure and characterization of biological macromolecules, the energetics and thermodynamics of coupled biological reactions, and enzymology. The most important metabolic pathways are described, emphasizing their cellular compartmentalization, integration and control. Prerequisite: BIOL 303 and CHEM 352. For more information contact bustos@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0042] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             BUSTOS, M
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (BS  004)


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