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Course Notation Information
Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Archaeology
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
Art History 082
Arts and Science 090
Asian Studies 098
Astrophysics 105
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biomathematics
Biomedical Sciences
Botany
Business Law 140
Catalan 145
Cell Biology
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Classics
Cognitive Science 185
Communication
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Criminology
Dance 203, 206
Dentistry
Douglass College Courses
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Economics 220
Education 300
Engineering
English
Entomology
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Genetics
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Gerontology
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Life Sciences
Division of Life Science, Faculty of Arts and Science
Life Science Core Curriculum
Biological Sciences 119
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Independent Study and Research in Biology
Rutgers University/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Joint Bachelor of Art/Medical Degree (B.A./M.D.) Program
Departmental Honors Program
Courses
Cell Biology and Neuroscience 146
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Options
Departmental Honors Program
Courses
Genetics 447
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Elective Courses
Departmental Honors Program
Courses
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 694
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Options
Departmental Honors Program
Courses
Law
Linguistics 615
Livingston College Courses
Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Microbiology
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Music
Nursing
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Pharmacy
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health
Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
Rutgers College Courses
Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Statistics-Mathematics
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
University College–New Brunswick College Courses
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Douglass College
Livingston College
Rutgers College
University College
Cook College
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS)
School of Engineering
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
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Catalogs
New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Life Sciences Courses  

Courses

With the exception of 01:119:101-102 General Biology, courses numbered at the 100 level may not be used for major credit.


01:119:098Foundations for Biological Science (E2) Selected topics in general biology: introduction to cellular organization, metabolism, genetics, reproduction, and organ systems. Development of analytical reasoning and science-oriented study techniques. Preparation for college-level general biology.
01:119:100Concepts in Biology (4) One-term course covering major biological principles and developing laboratory and problem-solving skills. Lec./rec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs.
01:119:101-102General Biology (4,4) Broad principles of cell biology, genetics, and evolution; physiology, ecology, and population dynamics of plant and animal systems. Lec./rec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Pre- or corequisites: 01: 350:101; 01:640:111-112, or 115. Designed for science majors.
01:119:103Principles of Biology (4) Selected topics in general biology, including cell structure, genetics, plant and animal diversity, basic plant and animal biology, ecology, and evolution. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Designed for students who must take a one-term laboratory course in introductory biology to meet major requirements. Credit not given for both this course and 01:119: 101-102. Not for life sciences major credit.
01:119:104Outreach in Biology (1) Service-learning component of General Biology. Students organize and integrate material learned in 01:119:101-102 and practice communicating their knowledge to the seventh- or eighth-grade scienceclasses at a local school. Pre- or corequisites: Must be enrolled in second term of 01:119:102 or have taken this course during the spring term or Summer Session of the previous year. Student must have received a grade of C or better in 01:119:101-102. By special permission.
01:119:109,110Recitation in Biology (1,1) Discussion of the basic methods and principles. Corequisite for 109 is 01:119:101; corequisite for 110 is 01:119:102.
01:119:111,112Reading in General Biology (1,1) Discussion and reading providing extensive and advanced coverage of selected topics. Corequisite for 111 is 01:119:101; corequisite for 112 is 01:119:102.
01:119:127-128Anatomy and Physiology: Health Sciences (4,4) Structure and function of human organ systems. Some microanatomy and biochemical aspects of physiology included. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. For nursing, medical technology, physical therapy, and other professional students.
01:119:131Microbiology for the Health Sciences (3) Introduction to microbes with emphasis on the nature and behaviorof microorganisms, the interrelationships between microbes and the human host in health and disease, and the principles of prevention and control of infectious disease. Lec. 3 hrs. Not open to students who have taken 01:447: 390. For nursing and other professional students.
01:119:132Microbiology for the Health Sciences Laboratory (1) Laboratory to accompany 01:119:131. Lab. 3 hrs. Pre- or corequisite: 01:119:131.
01:119:140The DNA Revolution (3) Introduction to the molecular basis of life and the biotechnological revolution. How this information is used in medicine and agriculture. Not open to students in a life sciences or related major.
01:119:148Moving Bodies: The Biology of Movement (3) Considers fundamental processes that allow humans and other animals to move, including structural basis (bones and muscles), control (brain and nervous system), conversion of food into energy (digestion and nutrition), movement of food and oxygen to muscles (circulation), and some common and familiar injuries and illnesses and their treatments. Credit not given for both this course and 01:119:100, 101-102, 103, or 127-128. Not for life sciences major credit.
01:119:150Biology, Society, and Biomedical Issues (3) Discussion of current topics and issues in human health and medicine, from a biological perspective. Not open to students in a life sciences or related major.
01:119:152Biomedical Issues of AIDS (3) Fundamentals of infectious disease, immunology, and virology as they apply to the HIV disease. The impact of this epidemic examined in a variety of psychological and social arenas.
01:119:154Genetics, Law, and Social Policy (3) Principles of human and behavior genetics and their legal, ethical, and social implications. Topics include genetic screening, counseling, and engineering; reproductive regulation; human behavior genetics. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Not open to students in a life sciences or related major.
01:119:160Biology, Society, and Ecological Issues (3) Ecological and evolutionary ideas affecting space ecology; population increase, food supply, air and water pollution, war, and nuclear energy. Not open to students in a life sciences or related major.
01:119:171Drugs and Plant Hallucinogens (3) Biological basis for the effects of drugs on the brain and body. Not open to students in a life sciences or related major.
01:119:182Human Sexuality (3) Anatomical and physiological bases of human sexuality; biological and cultural aspects of sexual differentiation and psychosexual development, contraception, venereal disease, and sexual lifestyles. Not open to students in a life sciences or related major.
01:119:195Brain, Mind, and Behavior (3) Honors course discussing the interrelationship between the brain, the mind, and behavior. Open to students in a college honors program. Not open to students in a life sciences or related major.
01:119:197Microbes and People in a Rapidly Changing World (3) How microbes have changed and will change the course of human history. Discussion of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases as major issues to be faced by humanity in the new millennium. Lectures, student presentations, and roundtable discussions. Open to students in a college honors program. Not open to students in a life sciences or related major.
01:119:201-202Independent Study in Biology (1-3,1-3) Independent study under the direction of a member of the faculty. Written report required. Prerequisites: Declared biological sciences major or minor. Permission of the Office of Undergraduate Instruction; cumulative grade-point average of 2.8 or better. May not be used to fulfill a laboratory requirement.
01:119:307-308Research in Biology (1-3,1-3) Laboratory/field research on original problem under the direction of a member of the faculty. Written report required. Prerequisites: Declared biological sciences major. Permission of the Office of Undergraduate Instruction; cumulative grade-point average of 2.8 or better. Open only to juniors and seniors majoring in biological sciences.
01:119:406-407Research in Biology (1-4,1-4) Laboratory/field research on original problem under the direction of a member of the faculty. Written report is required. Prerequisites: Declared biological sciences major. Permission of the Office of Undergraduate Instruction; cumulative grade-point average of 2.8 or better. Open only to seniors majoring in biological sciences.
01:119:408-409Honors in Biology (3-6,3-6) Laboratory/field research on original problem under the direction of a member of the faculty. Written thesis, oral presentation, and defense are required. Prerequisites: Declared biological sciences major. Permission of the Office of Undergraduate Instruction. Open only to seniors majoring in biological sciences who meet the requirements for departmental honors.
 
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