Course Descriptions

Biology Courses

For the full course descriptions for the 2014-2016 academic years (including the pre-requisites and co-requisites), please see the CSUSM Catalog
Courses Course Title Units
BIOL 104 Principles of Biology: Human Emphasis 4
BIOL 160 Microbiology for Health Sciences 4
BIOL 175 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOL 176 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOL 177 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOL 178 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOL 210 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology 4
BIOL 211 Introduction to Organismal and Population Biology 4
BIOL 212 Evolution 3
BIOL 215 Exp. Design and Statistical Analysis 4
BIOL 216 Biostatistics for Health Sciences 3
BIOL 309 The Biology of Emerging Diseases 3
BIOL 316 The Biology of Cancer 3
BIOL 318 Plants and Society 3
BIOL 320 Anantomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism 3
BIOL 321 Human Physiology 3
BIOL 323 The physiology of Nutrition and Diseases 3
BIOL 325 The physiology of Exercise and Health 3
BIOL 326 Biological Trends in 21st Century Medicine 3
BIOL 327 Biology of Human Reproduction 3
BIOL 328 Human Heredity 3
BIOL 329 Biology of Aging 3
BIOL 336 Coastal Environments 3
BIOL 338 Human Impacts on the Environment 3
BIOL 339 Conservation Biology 3
BIOL 351 Molecular Cell Biology 5
BIOL 352 Genetics 4
BIOL 353 Comparative Animal Physiology 4
BIOL 354 Principles of Ecology 4
BIOL 365 Computing skills for Biologists 3
BIOL 367 Biology of Microorganisms 4
BIOL 368 Developmental Biology 3
BIOL 368L Developmental Biology Lab 1
BIOL 370 Plant Physiology 3
BIOL 370L Plant Physiology Lab 1
BIOL 372 Tissue Physiology and Structure 3
BIOL 372L Tissue Physiology and Structure Lab 1
BIOL 374 Exercise Physiology and Bioenergetics 3
BIOL 375 Endocrinology 3
BIOL 379 Invertebrate Biology 4
BIOL 380 Comparative Animal Behavior 3
BIOL 380L Comparative Animal Behavior Lab 1
BIOL 381 Plant Diversity 3
BIOL 381L Plant Diversity Lab 1
BIOL 382 Biogeography 3
BIOL 383 Tropical Ecology 3
BIOL 384 Natural History of Southern California 4
BIOL 386 Terrestrial Ecology 3
BIOL 386L Terrestrial Ecology Lab 1
BIOL 387 Ecological Processes in Aquatic Systems 3
BIOL 387L Ecological Processes in Aquatic Systems Lab 1
BIOL 388 Marine Communities 3
BIOL 389 Freshwater Biology 3
BIOL 390 Terrestrial Plant Ecology 3
BIOL 390L Terrestrial Plant Ecology Lab 1
BIOL 396 Topics in Biology 1-3
BIOL 397 Topic in Biology Lab 1
BIOL 400 Vertebrate Biology 3
BIOL 400L Vertebrate Biology Lab 1
BIOL 401 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 4
BIOL 411 Animal Reproductive Physiology 3
BIOL 411L Animal Reproductive Physiology Lab 1
BIOL 420 Ecological Mointoring 4
BIOL 452 Medical Genetics 3
BIOL 463 Principles of Conservation Biology 3
BIOL 476  Neurobiology 3
BIOL 477 Immunology 3
BIOL 477L Immunology Lab 1
BIOL 480 Bioinformatics 4
BIOL 488 Seminar in Biomedical Research 2
BIOL 489 Introduction to Laboratory/Field Research 3
BIOL 495 Internship in Biology 3
BIOL 496A/496B Supervised laboratory instruction 1/2
BIOL 498 Senior Library Thesis 2
BIOL 499 Senior Library Thesis 2
BIOL 502 Population Genetics 3
BIOL 503 Modern Molecular Biology and Genomics 4
BIOL 504 Virology 4
BIOL 505 Physiological Ecology 3
BIOL 512 Physiology of Aging 3
BIOL 512L Physiology of Aging Lab 1
BIOL 513 Ecology of Parasitism 3
BIOL 514 Physiology of Parasitism 3
BIOL 514L Physiology of Parasitism Lab 1
BIOL 515 Medical Physiology 3
BIOL 520 Advanced Molecular Biology 3
BIOL 531 Bio. Data Analysis I - Linear Models 3
BIOL 532 Bio. Data Analysis II - Multivariate Analysis 3
BIOL 533 GIS Applications in Landscape Ecology 4
BIOL 535 Ecological Modeling 3
BIOL 536 Biogeochemical Cycles and Global Change 3
BIOOL 537 Microbial Physiology 3
BIOL 540 Molecular Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3
BIOL 560 Seminar in Molecular Cell Biology 2
BIOL 561 Seminar in Genetics 2
BIOL 563 Seminar in Physiology 2
BIOL 564 Seminar in Evolution 2
BIOL 565 Seminar in Ecology 2
BIOL 566 Seminar in Aquatic Biology 2
BIOL 576 Laboratory Experience in Neurobiology 1
BIOL 596 Advanced Topic in Biology 1-3
BIOL 597 Advanced Topics in Biology Lab 1
BIOL 600 Scientific Communcation 3
BIOL 620 Advances Ecological Monitoring 4
BIOL 663 Advances Principles of Conservation Biology 3
BIOL 683 Tropical Ecology 3
BIOL 685 Internship in Biology Instruction 2
BIOL686 Graduate Topics in Biology 1-3
BIOL 687 Advanced methods in biology 1-2
BIOL 690 Terrestrial Plant Ecology 3
BIOL 697 (B/C/D/E/F) Directed Studies 2-6
BIOL 698 (C/D/E/F) Thesis 2-6
BIOL 699 (C/D/E/F) Thesis Extension 2-6