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...the fall, BIOL BC1002 Global Health and Ecology includes a laboratory component, while BIOL BC1001...

Environmental Science

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BIOL BC1012 BIOL BC1002 Lab. 0 points.

MUST ATTEND FIRST LAB TO HOLD PLACE

Prerequisites: Course does not fulfill biology major requirements or premedical requirements. BIOL BC1001 or equivalent preparation and background. Enrollment in laboratory sections limited to 16 students per section.

Exploration of modern biology as it pertains to contemporary issues. One module examines the microbiological agents that cause disease and addresses how such agents can be used as weapons for terrorism or war. Another module considers human physiology, focusing on major health issues. The third module explores growth and resource use, emphasizing the uniqueness of human populations. Lab exercises introduce biological techniques for studying these topics.

BIOL BC1002 Global Health and Ecology. 4.5 points.

Prerequisites: Course does not fulfill biology major requirements or premedical requirements. BIOL BC1001 or AP/IB credit are prerequisites for students fulfilling a Nine Ways of Knowing requirement. Students fulfilling a Foundations requirement, may take BC1002 as a one-semester course, with no prerequisites.

What disease is the number one killer worldwide? What will be the next pandemic? Fundamentals of human physiology and microbiology are explored in the context of major global health issues. Principles of ecology are outlined, with an emphasis on the bidrectional impact of the interactions of humans with the global environment. Lab exercises introduce biological techniques for studying these topics.Lab is required. Enrollment is limited to 16 students per section.