20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog, last updated July 29, 2020

22. 2020-2021 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

22.5. BIO - BIOLOGY

 

BIO 1114

Human Biology

4 Hours

An introductory course covering main principles of human life with emphasis on structure, function and homeostasis. The topics covered include chemistry of life, cell structure and function, organ systems, immune functions, infectious diseases and genetics. Students with an ACT sub-score in science of 24 or higher are exempt from having to take this course as a prerequisite but must still fulfill the core curriculum requirement of four credit hour lab science. This course includes both lecture and laboratory. No Prerequisite. BACONE CORE

 

BIO 1144

Concepts of Biology

4 Hours

An introductory general biology course covering various topics including basic chemistry, cellular biology, study of animals, plants, protozoans, and fungi, human biology, genetics, heredity, and environmental- population studies. This course includes both lecture and laboratory. No prerequisites.

 

BIO 2123

Nutrition

3 Hours

This is an introductory course dealing with a focus on understanding of the fundamentals of nutrition and how these fundamentals relate to promotion and maintenance of optimal health throughout the life cycle.

 

 

BIO 2134

Anatomy and Physiology I

4 Hours

This is the first course in a two-semester sequence that offers a comprehensive study of normal human anatomy and physiology. Topics covered include anatomical terminology, basic chemistry, cytology, and histology, study of skeletal system, muscle anatomy and physiology, nervous system and general and special senses. This course includes both lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite for this course is a grade of  ā€œCā€ in Human Biology or equivalent. BACONE CORE

 

BIO 2144

Anatomy and Physiology II

4 Hours

This is the second course in a two-semester sequence that offers a comprehensive study of normal human anatomy and physiology. This course builds upon the fundamentals studied in Anatomy and Physiology I by exploring the more intricate systems of the body. Topics covered include endocrine system, cardiovascular system, and digestive system with nutritional implications, respiratory and urinary systems. This course includes both lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite for this course is a grade of ā€œCā€ in Anatomy and Physiology I. BACONE CORE

 

BIO 2324

Microbiology

4 Hours

This course offers basic concepts regarding microorganisms, including their classification, structure, physiology, identification, disease causing ability and methods of control. Particular emphasis is given to those microorganisms that cause human disease. This course includes both lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite is a grade of "C" in Human Biology or equivalent. BACONE CORE