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Summer 2005




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, evolution, and ecology. Note: This course is designed for students who have taken one year of both 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.
[0038] 6080 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/22/2005             LAKE, R
            MWF........1:00pm- 3:05pm (LH5 ...)


BIOL 100L Concepts of Experimental Biology                        2 credits
The laboratory exercises are designed to provide the student experience with essential laboratory equipment and techniques. Pre- or Corequisite: BIOL 100. Note: Attendance on the first day of class is required. For more information contact claassen@umbc.edu. Lab Fee: $30.00.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets    Lab    Only.   GER/GDR:   Non
          applicable.
[7503] 6070 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/15/2005             CLAASSEN, L
            TuTh......11:00am- 3:00pm (BIOL160)
[7536] 6071 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/15/2005             CLAASSEN, L
            WF........11:00am- 3:00pm


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 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 contact hanson@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0040] 7060 Meets 07/11/2005 - 08/19/2005             HANSON, F
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV015)


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 102. Corequisite: BIOL 251L or permission of the instructor. For more information contact fleischm@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0042] 6060 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/08/2005             FLEISCHMANN, E
            TuWTh.....10:00am-12:00pm (BIOL004)


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.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets    Lab    Only.   GER/GDR:   Non
          applicable.  THIS COURSE WILL MEET IN ROOM
          BIOL 005.
[0043] 6060 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/08/2005             FLEISCHMANN, E
            TuTh.......1:30pm- 4:30pm (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 see http://www.umbc.edu/~viancour/BIOL252 or contact viancour@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0044] 7060 Meets 07/11/2005 - 08/19/2005             VIANCOUR, T
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (BIOL004)


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.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets    Lab    Only.   GER/GDR:   Non
          applicable.  THIS COURSE WILL MEET IN BIOL
          005.
[0045] 7060 Meets 07/11/2005 - 08/19/2005             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/P-F
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0046] 6060 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/08/2005             SANDOZ, J
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:50pm (BIOL004)


BIOL 275L Microbiology Laboratory                                 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
[0047] 6060 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/08/2005             SANDOZ, J
            MW.........1:00pm- 5:20pm (BIOL008)
[7537] 6061 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/08/2005             SANDOZ, J
            TuTh.......6:00pm-10:20pm (BIOL008)


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 see http://www.towson.edu/~scully/biol301.html or contact escully@towson.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0048] 6060 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/08/2005             SCULLY, E
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (MP  104)


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 scaruso@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0049] 6070 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/12/2005             CARUSO, S
            MTuWTh.....9:30am-12:00pm
            Th........12:00pm- 1:00pm (BIOL120) DIS


BIOL 303  Cell Biology                                            3 credits
A modern treatment of cell structure and function, with emphasis on the molecular architecture, biochemistry and regulatory mechanisms common to all cells. Topics include membrane structure, function and transport; molecular mechanisms of energy metabolism and its associated organelles; the structural and molecular basis for the expression of genetic information; the organelles involved in the regulation of cell shape and motility; selected cell functions, growth, reproduction and their control. This course is designed for students interested in the biological sciences, biochemistry and the allied health professions. Prerequisite: BIOL 302 and CHEM 102 with a grade of "C" or better. Highly recommended: CHEM 352. For more information see blackboard.umbc.edu/ or contact blumberg@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0050] 6060 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/08/2005             BLUMBERG, D
            TuWTh......4:00pm- 6:30pm (LH2 ...)


BIOL 305  Comparative Animal Physiology                           3 credits
Functional features of whole organisms and their component organs and organ systems will be studied. Emphasis will be 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. Pre- or corequisite: PHYS 112. For more information see http://www.umbc.edu/~viancour/BIOL305/ or contact viancour@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0051] 7060 Meets 07/11/2005 - 08/19/2005             VIANCOUR, T
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (BIOL004)


BIOL 398  Co-op Internship in the Biological                    1-4 credits
          Sciences                                          

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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 thermo-dynamics of coupled biological reactions, and enzymology. The most important metabolic pathways are described, emphasizing their cellular compartmentalization, integration and control. Prerequisite: 3 credits each of college level genetics, cell biology, BIOL 303, and organic chemistry, CHEM 352 and permission of the instructor. For more information contact bustos@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0052] 7060 Meets 07/11/2005 - 08/19/2005             BUSTOS, M
            MWF........1:00pm- 4:00pm (BIOL004)


BIOL 499  Undergraduate Laboratory/Field Research               1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


BIOL 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


BIOL 899  Doctoral Dissertation Research                        1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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