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Senior Capstone Project and Seminar

This course serves as the capstone course for the Biology Program. During this course the student will demonstrate the application of the knowledge gained throughout the program. This will be […]

Life Cycle Nutrition

Focuses on nutritional needs of the growing, developing human from conception to old age, with particular emphasis on the nutritional needs of infants, children, adolescents, adults, women and aging adults. […]

Cell Biology

Cell Biology is a course for biology majors focusing on eukaryotic cells. General topics include the structure and function of principal cellular components, energy metabolism, signal transduction, apoptosis, the cell […]

Normal and Therapeutic Nutrition

An introductory course in normal and therapeutic nutrition designed for students in allied health programs. Focuses on the application of basic principles of nutrition to health promotion and disease prevention, […]

Public Health Nutrition

This course is designed to provide students with the foundation and core competencies of public health nutrition. This will include the skills, knowledge and tools used in assessment, community intervention, […]

Principles of Evolution

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the mechanisms of genetic variation, natural and sexual selection, and patterns of evolutionary change, and will look at modern variations within the theory […]

Nutrition in Exercise and Sports

This course introduces the student to nutrition as it relates to the improvement or optimization of physical performance. Dietary interventions for strength and endurance exercise training and sporting event participation […]


A course that provides the allied health student with an understanding of disease processes by building on the student’s knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology. Common disorders of major body […]

Freshwater Ecology

This course enhances students’ understanding of ecology, and introduces them to the biological, chemical, and physical properties of lakes, streams, and wetlands as they relate to the structure and function […]


Investigations into the biological and physical factors affecting the distribution, abundance, and adaptations of organisms. Interrelationships at the population, community, and ecosystem levels will be studied. (Prerequisites: BIOL 112C and […]


A lab course intended to enhance a student’s knowledge of basic genetics and to provide the foundation necessary for further studies in molecular biology, cell biology, evolution, systematics, and behavior. […]


Lectures focus on three major areas: 1) basic concepts of microbiology, including morphology and physiology of prokaryotes, eukaryotes, and viruses; 2) host resistance to disease and immunology; and 3) epidemiology […]