University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: BioCore

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.

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. Prerequisites: BIOL 001 or BCOR 011, and BIOL 002 or BCOR 012; or BCOR 021; and also CHEM 031, CHEM 035, or CHEM 051, and CHEM 032, CHEM 036, or CHEM 052.

BCOR 102 - SU: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. Prerequisites: BIOL 001 and BIOL 002, or BCOR 011 and BCOR 012, or BCOR 021; MATH 019 or MATH 021.

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. Prerequisites: BIOL 001 or BCOR 011, and BIOL 002 or BCOR 012; or BCOR 021; and also CHEM 031, CHEM 035, or CHEM 051, and CHEM 032, CHEM 036, CHEM 052. CHEM 141, BCOR 101 recommended.

BCOR 197 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory-level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.