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2007-08 Online Catalogue

Courses in BioCore (BCOR)

BCOR 011 - Exploring Biology
Exploring biology from cells to organisms. Topics include origins of life; ancestral organisms; uni- and multi- cellular energetics; evolution of respiration and metabolism ; and the genetic code. Credit not given for both BCOR 011 and BIOL 001. Pre/co-requisite: Concurrent enrollment or credit in CHEM 031 or CHEM 032.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
BCOR 012 - Exploring Biology
An evolutionary perspective to exploring biology. Topics include: patterns of inheritance; Darwinian evolution; evolution of biodiversity; ecology of organisms; human effects on biological systems. Credit not given for both BCOR 012 and BIOL 002. Pre/co-requisite: Concurrent enrollment or credit in CHEM 031 or CHEM 032.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
BCOR 101 - Genetics
The basis of inheritance, covering topics from classical genetics to modern molecular studies. Analysis of genetic data emphasized, from prokaryotic, animal, and plant systems. Pre/co-requisite: BIOL 001 and BIOL 002 or BCOR 011 and BCOR 012; CHEM 031, CHEM 032, organic chemistry recommended.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
BCOR 102 - Ecology and Evolution
Ecosystem and community structure; population growth; species interactions and niche dynamics; population and chromosomal genetics; speciation in fossil records; ecology of animal behavior; applied ecology. Pre/co-requisite: BIOL 001 and BIOL 002 or BCOR 011and BCOR 012; MATH 019 or MATH 021.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
BCOR 103 - Molecular and Cell Biology
Explores the fundamental processes of life. Topics include cellular metabolism; structure and function of organelles; cell cycle; signal transduction; biology of cancer. Pre/co-requisite: BIOL 001 and BIOL 002, or BCOR 011 and BCOR 012; CHEM 031, CHEM 032. CHEM 141, BCOR 101 recommended.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
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