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1102. Foundations of Biology

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have passed BIOL 1107, 1108 or 1110. Students may not receive more than 12 credits for courses in Biology at the 1000 level. 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 1127Q. 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 evolution and population genetics, plant physiology and diversity, animal diversity and behavior, and ecology. 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 1007 or 1010 or 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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