BL 102 - Biology ll - Credits: 4
The relationships of organisms to each other and thier environment are explored by studies in ecology. The diversity of structure abnd function of organisms is investigated, with variations in antomy and physiology viewed as alternative solutions to the common problems of survival faced by all life forms. Prerequisite: BL 101 or equivalent. (As Needed)
BL 210 - Microbiology - Credits: 4
This course presents the fundamentals of microbiology with emphasis on the study of microorganisms, their metabolic processes, and their relationship to disease. Laboratory work includes culturing, staining, studying and identifying microorganisms.
BL 250 - Genetics - Credits: 4
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of genetics. Students will take an experimental approach to understanding both classical Mendelian and modern molecular genetics. Topics such as genomics and medical genetics will be addressed. In the laboratory, students will perform classic genetic experiments with the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, and utilize recombinant DNA technology applicable to modern medical genetics. Prerequisite: BL 101
RS 300 - Chr Hlth Cr Eth - Credits: 3
An investigation into the moral questions arising from the health care profession. The course will cover the teachings of the Catholic tradition and representative doctrines and theology from some Protestant traditions as well. (As Needed)