WCJC College Catalog 2016-2017 by Wharton County Junior College

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availability and nutritional information including food labels advertising and nationally established guidelines are addressed prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing type acad biol 1406 general biology i 4:3:2 core 030 fundamental principles of living organisms will be studied including physical and chemical properties of life organization function evolutionary adaptation and classification concepts of cytology reproduction genetics and scientific reasoning are included laboratory activities will reinforce these concepts prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing type acad biol 1407 general biology ii 4:3:2 core 030 the diversity and classification of life will be studied including animals plants protists fungi and prokaryotes special emphasis will be given to anatomy physiology ecology and evolution of plants and animals laboratory activities will reinforce these concepts prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing biol 1406 is recommended type acad biol 2106 environmental biology lab 1:0:2 this laboratory-based course accompanies biology 2306 environmental biology laboratory activities will reinforce principles of environmental systems and ecology including biogeochemical cycles energy transformations abiotic interactions symbiotic relationships natural resources and their management lifestyle analysis evolutionary trends hazards and risks and approaches to ecological research prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing enrollment in biol 2306 or credit for biol 2306 type acad biol 2306 environmental biology 3:3:0 principles of environmental systems and ecology including biogeochemical cycles energy transformations abiotic interactions symbiotic relationships natural resources and their management lifestyle analysis evolutionary trends hazards and risks and approaches to ecological research prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing type acad human body including cells tissues and organs of the following systems integumentary skeletal muscular nervous and special senses emphasis is on interrelationships among systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis the lab provides a hands-on learning experience for exploration of human system components and basic physiology systems to be studied include integumentary skeletal muscular nervous and special senses prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing type acad biol 2402 human anatomy and physiology ii 4:3:2 core 030 anatomy and physiology ii is the second part of a twocourse sequence it is a study of the structure and function of the human body including the following systems endocrine cardiovascular immune lymphatic respiratory digestive including nutrition urinary including fluid and electrolyte balance and reproductive including human development and genetics emphasis is on interrelationships among systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis the lab provides a hands-on learning experience for exploration of human system components and basic physiology systems to be studied include endocrine cardiovascular immune lymphatic respiratory digestive including nutrition urinary including fluid and electrolyte balance and reproductive including human development and genetics prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing biol 2401 with a grade of “c” or better type acad biol 2420 microbiology 4:3:2 core 030 this course covers basic microbiology and immunology and is primarily directed at pre-nursing pre-allied health and non-science majors it provides an introduction to historical concepts of the nature of microorganisms microbial diversity the importance of microorganisms and acellular agents in the biosphere and their roles in human and animal diseases major topics include bacterial structure as well as growth physiology genetics and biochemistry of microorganisms emphasis is on medical microbiology infectious diseases and public health the lab component of the course also covers basics of culture and identification of bacteria and microbial ecology prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing biol 1406 or biol 2401 with a grade of “c” or better type acad biol 2401 human anatomy and physiology i 4:3:2 core 030 anatomy and physiology i is the first part of a two-course sequence it is a study of the structure and function of the 154 2016 – 2017 college catalog course descriptions