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BIOL


(BIOL) BIOLOGY
Randall J. Bayer, Ph.D., Chair
Room 239, Ellington Hall
www.memphis.edu.biology

Students must earn a grade of at least ā€œCā€ in BIOL 1110/1111 and BIOL 1120/1121 before enrolling in any upper division BIOL course. A minimum grade of "C-" is required to satisfy BIOL course requirements. Additional fees are charged for some BIOL lecture and laboratory courses. See the class schedule, or the Expenses section of the Catalog.

Designated courses are taught only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. University of Memphis residence credit is given through affiliation with the Laboratory.

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses:
BIOL 4090-99. Special Topics in Biology. (1-3). Topics are varied and are listed in the class schedule.  May be repeated with different topics. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121 and junior standing. Some topics may have additional prerequisites.



BIOL 1010 - Intro to Biology I (3-4)
General overview of cellular structure and function, genes and biodiversity. NOTE: credit will not apply toward a major or minor in the sciences, nor will it satisfy any part of science requirements for pre-professional curricula. Three lecture hours per week. [G]

BIOL 1011 - Intro to Biology I Lab (1)
Explores principles and applications of basic biology through laboratory experiments, observations and demonstrations; emphasis on cellular structure, function and diversity and on introductory genetics . NOTE: credit will not apply toward a major or minor in the sciences, nor will it satisfy any requirements for pre-professional curricula. Two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 1010. [G]

BIOL 1020 - Intro to Biology II (3-4)
General overview of life; emphasis on structure and function of organisms and biosphere. NOTE: credit will not apply toward a major or minor in the sciences, nor will it satisfy any part of science requirements for pre-professional curricula. BIOL 1010 is not a prerequisite for this course. Three lecture hours per week. [G]

BIOL 1021 - Intro to Biology II Lab (1)
Laboratory observations, demonstrations and experiments designed to apply scientific methods to lecture subjects. NOTE: Credit will not apply toward a major or minor in the sciences, nor will it satisfy any requirements for pre-professional curricula. Two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 1020. [G]

BIOL 1110 - General Biology I (3-4)
Unifying principles of biology with emphasis on cell structure, cell function, heredity, development and evolution. NOTE: course designed for students majoring in the natural sciences or pursuing a pre-professional program. Three lectures hours per week. PREREQUISITE: CHEM 1110. [G]

BIOL 1111 - General Biology I Lab (1)
Investigative laboratories in introductory cell and molecular biology with emphasis on experimental theory and design, practical laboratory skills; interpretation of data; documentation and communication of laboratory work. NOTE: course designed for students majoring in the natural sciences or pursuing a pre-professional program. Three laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: CHEM 1110. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 1110. [G]

BIOL 1120 - General Biology II (3-4)
Continuation of BIOL 1110 with emphasis on origin and diversity of life; structure, functions, and ecology of organisms. NOTE: course designed for students majoring in the natural sciences or pursuing a pre-professional program. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1110 and BIOL 1111. [G]

BIOL 1121 - General Biol II Lab (1)
Laboratory observations, demonstrations and experiments designed to apply scientific methods to lecture subjects. NOTE: course designed for students majoring in the natural sciences or pursuing a pre-professional program. Three laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 1120. [G]

BIOL 1230 - Microbiology (3)
(MMCS 1230). Microorganisms and their basic characteristics, with emphasis on relationship to pathogenesis and disease prevention. NOTE: credit will not apply toward a major or minor in the sciences. Three lecture hours per week.

BIOL 1231 - Microbiology Lab (1)
(MMCS 1231). Laboratory observations, demonstrations and experiments designed to apply scientific methods to lecture subjects. NOTE: credit will not apply toward a major or minor in the sciences. Two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 1230.

BIOL 2010 - Anatomy/Physiology I (3-4)
Detailed study of structure and functions of human organism; credit not acceptable for Biology major or minor. Three lecture hours per week.

BIOL 2011 - Anat/Physiology I Lab (1)
Laboratory observations, demonstrations and experiments designed to help students develop a working knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Topics covered are anatomical terminology, genetics, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 2010.

BIOL 2020 - Anatomy/Physiology II (3-4)
Continuation of BIOL 2010; credit not acceptable for Biology major or minor. Three lecture hours per week.

BIOL 2021 - Anat/Physiology II Lab (1)
Laboratory observations, demonstrations and experiments designed to help students develop a working knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Topics covered are the special senses, and the circulatory, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 2020.

BIOL 3050 - General Ecology (3)
Relationships between organisms and their environment; emphasis on fundamental principles; topics include: nutrient cycles, limiting factors, population dynamics, community succession and structure, species interactions, and human ecology. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 3051 - General Ecology Lab (2)
Laboratory and field experiments elucidating basic ecological concepts, including population dynamics, nutrient cycles, limiting factors, community succession and structure, species interactions, human ecology. Four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3050.

BIOL 3072 - Genetics (3)
Principles of heredity, including classical, microbial, molecular, and population genetics. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3130 or 3500.

BIOL 3073 - Genetics Laboratory (1)
Laboratory experiments in classical, microbial, molecular, and population genetics designed to illustrate principles of heredity. Three laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 3072 or equivalent.

BIOL 3130 - Cell Biology (3)
(MMCS 3130). Introduction to principles of cell and molecular biology as they relate to eukaryotic cells with emphasis on functions common to most cell types. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 3200 - General Botany (4)
Structure, function and diversity of plants. Two lecture hours, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 3500 - Micro I/Fundmntl Aspect (3)
(MMCS 3500). Origins, composition, structure, growth, genetics, genomics of viruses and microorganisms. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121 and CHEM 1120.

BIOL 3505 - Gen Microbiology Lab (2)
(MMCS 3600). Essential microbiological laboratory skills such as aseptic technique, microscopy, and bacterial culture and characterization. Four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 3500.

BIOL 3550 - Micro II/Med/Appl Aspct (3)
(MMCS 3550). Bacterial diversity, associations including symbiosis, pathogenesis, micro- to planetary-scale ecology; microbial biotechnology. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3500.

BIOL 3610 - Vertebrate Embryology (4)
Development of selected vertebrate embryos from fertilized egg cell. Two lecture hours, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 3620 - Comp Anatomy of Vertebrts (5)
Origin, development, structure, and functions of organs and systems of selected forms of vertebrates. Two lecture hours, six laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 3730 - Vertebrate Physiology (4)
Normal function of the organ systems of vertebrates, with an emphasis on mammals. Three lecture hours, two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4000 - Research I (1-3)
Consultation, reading, and laboratory and/or field work in a selected area of biology under supervision of faculty member. Regular attendance at weekly departmental seminar is required. No more than five total credit hours of research and practicum (BIOL 4000, BIOL 4001, BIOL 4570) can be applied toward major requirements. (S/U). PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4001 - Research II (2-3)
A continuation of the laboratory and/or field project initiated in BIOL 4000 under supervision of the same faculty member; formal paper and presentation of research results at a professional meeting or departmental seminar required. No more than five total credit hours of research and practicum (BIOL 4000, BIOL 4001, BIOL 4570) can be applied toward major requirements. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 4000 (S/U).

BIOL 4051 - Marine Ecology (5)
This course is taught only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. University of Memphis residence credit is given through affiliation with the Laboratory.Relationship of marine organisms to environment includes effects of temperature, salinity, light, nutrient concentration, currents, food, predation and competition on the abundance and distribution of marine organisms. PREREQUISITE: 16 hours of biology including general zoology, general botany, and invertebrate zoology.

BIOL 4053 - Plant Ecology (4)
Relationships of plants and environmental factors at physiological, population, and community scales; study of ecosystem dynamics at local and landscape scales; emphasis on field techniques. Two lecture hours, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4054 - Wetland Ecology (4)
Study of wetlands and wetland resources; attributes of hydrology, biogeochemistry and wetland plants with emphasis on bottomland hardwood forests. Two lecture hours, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3050 and permission of instructor.

BIOL 4055 - Ecology/Environment Iss (3)
Ecological perspective on current environmental issues such as conservation and biodiversity, global climatic change, regulation of chemicals in environment. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4056 - Tropical Ecology (4)
Lecture and field intensive course in ecology of the tropics. International travel required for laboratory portion of course. Two lecture hours, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4071 - Human Genetics (3)
Genetic principles as applied to humans, including pedigree analysis, genetic counseling, cancer, genomics. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3072.

BIOL 4094 - Biology of Stem Cells (3)
Theoretical and application based approaches to embryonic and adult stem cells. Topics include cloning, cellular reprogramming, regenerative medicine, cancer stem cells, and the ethics of stem cell research.

BIOL 4095 - Biology of Cancer (3)
Introduction to biology of cancer, including etiology, progression, and treatment; historical and current aspects of cancer research; understanding of the causation and progression of disease; understanding how cancer biology has changed treatment and disease outcome. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3130 and BIOL 3072 or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4100 - Evolution (3)
Synthesis of principles and concepts of modern evolutionary theory; geologic evolution, biological evaluation, and evolution of societies; emphasis on recent development and current controversies. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3072.

BIOL 4110 - Science of Medicine (3)
(Same as BIOM 4110). Integration of fundamental principles form physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics; application of these principles to solve problems in medicine. PREREQUISITE: CHEM 1120, BIOL 1120, PHYSICS 2120 or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4150 - Developmental Biology (3)
(MMCS 4150). Introduction to study of developing biological systems at cellular and molecular level. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3072 and CHEM 3511.

BIOL 4200 - Marine Botany (4)
This course is taught only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. University of Memphis residence credit is given through affiliation with the Laboratory. Local examples of principal groups of marine algae and maritime flowering plants, treating structure, reproduction, distribution, identification and ecology. PREREQUISITE: ten hours of biology, including introductory botany.

BIOL 4230 - Plant Physiology (3)
(3230). Whole plant functioning and plant responses to environmental stresses and pollution. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121, or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4241 - Biogeog/GIS Analyses/Ecology (3)
(Same as ESCI 4241). Basic principles of interaction between geography, organism diversity and evolution; physical factors limiting species distribution, theories of island biogeography, geographical modes of speciation. Laboratories introduce principles of GIS, basic functions of ArcGIS, and other programs relevant to ecological studies. Two lecture hours, two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121, or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4245 - Plant Systematics/Evolution (4)
Evolution and classification of flowering plants, Angiosperms; diversity of flowering plants on worldwide basis; relationship of major flowering plant families; systems of classification, nomenclature, field collecting techniques, preparation of specimens, family characteristics. Laboratories include practical aspects of flowering plant classification and identification. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121, or BIOL 3200, or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4300 - Microbial Physiology (3)
(MMCS 4300). Cell structure and function; biosynthesis, degradation and metabolic regulation; regulation of growth. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3500 and CHEM 3511.

BIOL 4375 - Molec Biol/Parasite (4)
(MMCS 4375). Parasites with emphasis on molecular and immunological aspects of their biology; parasites of humans emphasized with some examples of parasites of companion animals and livestock; biology, treatment and prevention of parasitic diseases. Three lecture hours, two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3130 or 3550.

BIOL 4380 - Histology/Tissue/Organ (4)
(MMCS 4380). Histology, with emphasis on the relationship between structure and function in mammalian tissues and organs; human histology emphasized. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4401 - Plant Cell Molec Biol (3)
(MMCS 4400). The cellular and molecular basis of plant development, including plant hormones, signal transduction, regulation by light, plant-microbe interactions and plant transformation. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3130 and BIOL 3072.

BIOL 4440 - Pathogenic Bacteriology (3)
(MMCS 4440). Unifying concepts in bacterial pathogenesis, with emphasis on molecular aspects of pathogenesis and modern approaches to pathogenesis research; introduction to immunology; human mocrobiota and opportunistic pathogens; pathogen evolution; virulence factor regulation, delivery, and mechanism; antibiotics and antibiotic resistance; vaccination. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3550 and CHEM 3511.

BIOL 4445 - Immunology (3)
(MMCS 4445). Antigens, immunoglobulin classes, cells and cytokines of immune response, complement system, hypersensitivities, blood groups, vaccines and immunity. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3130 or 3500 and CHEM 3511.

BIOL 4450 - Microbial Ecology (3)
(MMCS 4450). Roles of microorganisms in the environment; microbial processes, interactions with the environment and biota, population ecology, community ecology, and biodegradation. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3130 or 3500.

BIOL 4465 - Adv Medical Micro Lab (2)
(MMCS 4465). Application of modern laboratory techniques and instrumentation to experiments in pathogenic bacteriology, immunology, virology and parasitology. Four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3505 and 3500.

BIOL 4470 - Molecular Genetics (4)
(MMCS 4470). Structure, function and replication of DNA, recombination, colinearity of DNA with genetic map, mutagenesis, plasmids, genetic code, protein synthesis, suppression, regulation of gene expression, genetic engineering and immunogenetics. For students without formal training in molecular genetics. Four lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3130 or 3500 and BIOL 3072.

BIOL 4480 - Cellular/Molec Pharm (3)
Study of mechanisms by which therapeutic agents regulate physiological function of cells comprising organ systems such as heart and central nervous system; drug action (pharmacodynamics) at the molecular, cellular and organ level; common diseases affecting a system. PREREQUISITE: CHEM 1120, BIOL 3130.

BIOL 4500 - Marine Microbiology (5)
This course is taught only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. University of Memphis residence credit is given through affiliation with the Laboratory. Role of microorganisms in overall ecology of oceans and estuaries. PREREQUISITE: general microbiology and environmental microbiology, or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4501 - Virology (3)
(MMCS 4501). Introductory study of viruses of human and veterinary significance and methods of cultivation, isolation and characterization; study of pathogenic mechanisms. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3130, 3500 or 3550.

BIOL 4503 - Lab Tech In Biochem (2)
(MMCS 4503). (Same as CHEM 4501). Biochemical techniques, analysis and design strategies; properties of protein/enzymes, including binding, catalysis, kinetics, electron and proton transport processes of intermediate metabolism; purification, characterization and assay of enzymes using chromatography, spectroscopy and electrophoresis. Six laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: CHEM 3501. PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE: BIOL 4511 or CHEM 4511.

BIOL 4504 - Lab Tech Molecular Biol (2)
(MMCS 4504). Biochemical and molecular biology laboratory techniques; emphasis on nucleic acids and recombinant DNA; vector design and practical incorporation into host systems; product expression, isolation and identification; bioinformatics in research design strategies. Six laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: BIOL 4512 or CHEM 4512, or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4511 - Biochemistry I (3)
(MMCS 4511). (Same as CHEM 4511). Chemistry of amino acids and proteins related to their properties in biochemical systems; protein conformation studies; enzymology, coenzymes and their functions; importance of pH and bioenergetics in catalysis; protein and carbohydrate metabolism. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: CHEM 3511 with at least a C-.

BIOL 4512 - Biochemistry II (3)
(MMCS 4512). (Same as CHEM 4512). Continuation of BIOL 4511; chemistry of lipids; metabolism, membrane formation and function in cell signaling mechanisms and sensory transduction; chemistry of nucleotides, DNA and RNA; mechanisms of information storage and transmission; advanced treatment of enzyme kinetics. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 4511 or CHEM 4511.

BIOL 4570 - Practicum In Biology (3)
Directed extra-departmental studies, including internships, in special areas of biology; formal paper and presentation of research results at a departmental seminar required. No more than five total credit hours of research and practicum (BIOL 4000, BIOL 4001, BIOL 4570) can be applied toward major requirements. PREREQUISITE: approval from Undergraduate Studies Committee. (S/U)

BIOL 4600 - Marine Vert Zoo Icht (6)
This course is taught only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. University of Memphis residence credit is given through affiliation with the Laboratory. Marine Chordata, including lower groups of mammals and birds; emphasis on fishes. PREREQUISITE: sixteen semester hours of zoology including comparative anatomy, or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4604 - Animal Behavior (4)
Animal behavior, primarily from ecological, physiological, developmental and evolutionary perspective. Two lecture hours, two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4610 - Honors Senior Seminar (1)
Student involvement in attending seminars; reading, discussing and presenting specialized topics in biology. No more than 1 credit hour of seminar can be applied toward degree requirement. PREREQUISITE: senior standing and permission of instructor and Director of University Honors Program. (S/U)

BIOL 4630 - General Endocrinology (3)
Anatomy and physiology of the organs of internal secretion; role of hormones in metabolism and development. Three lecture-demonstration hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3030 or 3730, or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4635 - Neurobiology (3)
Basic structure and function of nervous system and its development; resting membrane potential, structure/function of ion channels; mechanisms of action potential conduction, presynaptic neurotransmitter vesicle exocytosis, postsynaptic receptors and signal transduction pathways, synaptic structure and development. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3130 or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4640 - Ornithology (4)
Biology of birds, with emphasis on avian anatomy, physiology, behavior, and reproductive biology. Field trips emphasize identification of local species and techniques of field study. Two lecture hours, four field/laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4644 - Ichthyology (4)
Fishes, with special emphasis upon the kinds that occur in Tennessee; collection, preservatoin, and identification; life histories, management, and economic importance of fishes. Two lecture, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4646 - Marine Fisheries Mgmt (4)
This course is taught only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. University of Memphis residence credit is given through affiliation with the Laboratory. Overview of practical marine fishery management problems. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

BIOL 4651 - Field Tech/Vertebrate Zoology (4-6)
Techniques in field study of vertebrates. Extended field studies outside local area. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4730 - Urban/Wildlife Eco/Mgmt (3)
The study of interrelations and management of organisms considered part of the wildlife realm (game and non-game) in urban environments. Provides an exposure to information required to understand ecological and wildlife issues in urban areas and to develop management strategies for maintaining sustainable natural resources on disturbed landscapes. Three lecture hours per week . PREREQUISITE: BIOL 3050 or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4740 - Mammalogy (4)
Classification, distribution, life histories. economic importance, techniques of field study, methods of collection and preservation of mammals. Two lecture hours, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4744 - Herpetology (4)
Classification, distribution, life histories, techniques of collection and preservation, and natural habitats of North American reptiles and amphibians. Two lecture hours, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4745 - Tropical Herpetology (4)
Lecture and field intensive course. International travel required for laboratory portion of course. Two lecture hours, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4800 - Marine Invertebrate Zoo (6)
This course is taught only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. University of Memphis residence credit is given through affiliation with the Laboratory. Important free living, marine estuarine invertebrates of the Mississippi Sound and adjacent continental shelf of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico, emphasis on structure, classification, phylogenic relationships, larval development and functional processes. PREREQUISITE: 16 hours of zoology including introductory invertebrate zoology.

BIOL 4840 - Invertebrate Zoology (4)
Invertebrate phyla with emphasis on phylogeny, embryology, and ecology of selected groups; extended field trip. Two lecture hours, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

BIOL 4844 - Parasites Marine Animls (6)
This course is taught only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. University of Memphis residence credit is given through affiliation with the Laboratory. Parasites of marine animals; emphasis on morphology, taxonomy, life histories and host-parasite relationships. Lecture, laboratory and field work included. PREREQUISITE: general parasitology, or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4850 - Fauna/Ecology Tidal Marsh (4)
This course is taught only at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. University of Memphis residence credit is given through affiliation with the Laboratory. Survey and discussion of taxonomy, distribution, trophic relationships, reproductive strategies and adaptation of tidal marsh animals; emphasis on those occurring in northern Gulf marshes. PREREQUISITE: 16 hours of biology and junior standing, or permission of instructor.

BIOL 4900 - Entomology (4)
Morphology, physiology, behavior and ecology of insects. Three lecture hours, two laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121.

BIOL 4914 - Research Methods/Tigers Teach (3)
Fundamental notions of scientific inquiry for students who might be teaching secondary science or mathematics. NOTE: students may not receive credit for more than one of BIOL 4914, CHEM 4914, or PHYS 4914. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 1120 and 1121. Enrollment restricted to students in the Tigers Teach program.

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Loewenberg School of Nursing

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