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1102. Foundations of Biology

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have passed BIOL 1107, 1108 or 1110; RHAG students cannot take more than 22 credits of 1000 level courses.

Grading Basis: Graded

Major biological principles with emphasis on their importance to humans and modern society; designed for non-science majors. CA 3-LAB.

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1103. The Biology of Human Health and Disease

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Students may not receive more than 12 credits in Biology at the 1000 level.

Grading Basis: Graded

A laboratory course designed for non-science majors to introduce the concepts of biology and their application to the individual, society and humankind by focusing on health and disease issues. CA 3-LAB.

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1107. Principles of Biology I

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: A course in high school level chemistry or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 1127. Students may not receive more than 12 credits in Biology at the 1000 level.

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed to provide a foundation for more advanced courses in Biology and related sciences. Topics covered include molecular and cell biology, animal anatomy and physiology. Lab exercises include dissection of preserved animals. CA 3-LAB.

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1108. Principles of Biology II

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Students may not receive more than 12 credits for courses in BIOL at the 1000 level.

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed to provide a foundation for more advanced courses in Biology and related sciences. Topics covered include plant biology, genetics, ecology, and evolution. CA 3-LAB.

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1109. Topics in Modern Biology

1.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in BIOL 1107 or 1108 required. Students cannot earn more than 12 credits of 1000 level BIOL.

Grading Basis: Graded

Readings, lectures, seminars, films and field trips exploring current developments in biology and their social and scientific implications. May be repeated with a change of content.

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1110. Introduction to Botany

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Students may not receive more than 12 credits for courses in BIOL at the 1000 level.

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed to provide a foundation for more advanced courses in biology and related sciences. Structure, physiology, reproduction, diversity, evolution and ecology of plants as a basis for understanding the broader principles of biology. Surveys important groups of plants, fungi and algae. CA 3-LAB.

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1195. Special Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits

Prerequisites: Determined by the Senate C&C Committee

Grading Basis: Graded

Credits, prerequisites and hours as determined by the Senate Curricula and Course Committee. May be repeated for credit with a change in topic.

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1199. Introduction to Biological Research

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: BIOL 1107 or 1108 and consent of instructor.

Grading Basis: Graded

Internship in Biology research. May be repeated for credit with a change in content.

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2289. Introduction to Undergraduate Research

1.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: BIOL 1107 and 1108 or equivalent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to the variety of research programs in the Life Sciences on the Storrs campus. Required of Sophomore Biology Honor students; also open to students interested in undergraduate research. With a change of content, this course may be repeated for credit.

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3520W. Ethical Perspectives in Biological Research and Technology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BIOL 1107, 1108 or 1110; ENGL 1010, 1011 or 2011.

Grading Basis: Graded

Ethical and policy issues arising from advances in biological research and technology, including topics in ecology, molecular biology, and physiology.

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