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Biology
NATURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT

3 INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY
Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 28
Lecture: 3 hours, lab 3 hours. UC:CSU 4 UNITS
Students examine the fundamental principles of biology with laboratory emphasizing active use of the scientific method. Meets UC/CSU GE requirement of natural science with a lab. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN: Biology 101 +101L.

6 GENERAL BIOLOGY I – MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY
(CAN BIOL 2;CAN BIOL SEQ A: Bio 6 + 7)
Prerequisite: Chemistry 51 or 65 or 101 | Advisory: English 28
Lecture: 3 hours, lab 6 hours. UC:CSU 5 UNITS
This course examines the unifying principles of biology through the study of biological molecules, cell structure and function, metabolism, inheritance, molecular genetics, evolution, and population genetics. Fundamental course for biology majors. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN: Biology 107 + 107L.

7 GENERAL BIOLOGY II – ORGANISMAL, EVOLUTIONARY AND ECOLOGICAL BIOLOGY
(CAN BIOL SEQ A: Bio 6 + 7)
Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 28
Lecture: 3 hours, lab 6 hours. UC:CSU 5 UNITS
Students examine the unifying principles of biology through the study of phylogeny, taxonomy, animal and plant structure/function, population biology and ecology. Together with Biology 6, this is a fundamental course of biology majors. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN: Biology 106 + 106L.

33 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. 3 UNITS
This course presents medical vocabulary by examining the meanings of word components: roots, suffixes and prefixes. It is ideal for allied health professionals and allied health students. Emphasis is on words used in clinical medicine.

921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 2 UNITS RPT3

931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 3 UNITS RPT3

941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 4 UNITS RPT3
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-job training in an employment area that will enhance the student's educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See Cooperative Education Credit
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