Biology (BIO)

BIO 502  Microbiology  (3 credits)  

Introduction to the classification and life cycles of micro-organisms. Special emphasis on application to the prevention and treatment of disease. Includes immunological principles and basic concepts of body defenses in health and disease.

Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 503  Anatomy and Physiology  (4 credits)  

Integrated approach to human anatomy and physiology as these sciences relate to patient care. Emphasis is on functional anatomy and physiology.

Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 605  Pathophysiology  (3 credits)  

An introductory course emphasizing the physiologic changes and/or pathophysiologic adaptational consequences of normal body functioning to stressors.

Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 611  Molecular Biology and Manipulation of the Gene  (3 credits)  

The structure and function of the prokayote and eukaryote genome. Techniques of genetic manipulation and their actual and potential applications will be considered.

Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 620  Biological Man and His Environment  (3 credits)  
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BIO 630  Advanced Pharmacology  (3 credits)  

Discussion of state-of-the-art pharmacological interventions in selected health-illness cases as they relate to clinical practice.

Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 640  Pharmacological Intervention in Human Biology  (3 credits)  

This course provides advanced study of biological subsystems of man as related to health and illness. Pharmacology is considered with respect to affecting the biological subsystems of man. Biochemical interactions are considered as they apply to man's adaptation to health and illness.

Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 642  Sexual Rehabilitation  (3 credits)  

Disability and sexual functioning are examined relative to the lify cycle, aging, and illness. Capabilities are then explored as a means toward rehabilitation within the context of the life of the individual - and, when existant, the couple.

Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650  Topics in Biology  (3 credits)  

Various topics in the Biological Sciences will be offered from semester to semester. Students should check with the Department of Biological Sciences each semester for details. May be taken for credit more than once.

Course Rotation: TBA.
Prerequisites: One year of General Biology and/or permission of the department Chairperson.
BIO 650A  Topic: Ecology  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650B  Topic: Plant Physiology  (3 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650C  Topic: General Physiology  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650D  Topic: Developmental Biology  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650E  Topic: Molecular and Cell Biology  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650F  Topic: Animal Behavior  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650G  Topic: Bacteriology  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650H  Topic: Recombinant DNA Technology  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650J  Topic: Introduction to Toxicology  (3 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650L  Topic: Biodiversity  (2 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650M  Topics in Biology: Virology  (3 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650N  Topic: Animal Nutrition  (3 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650P  Topic: Endocrinology  (3 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650R  Topic: Immunology  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 650S  Topic: Comparative Anatomy  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
Prerequisites: This course is for Graduate Education majors only. Permission of the department Chairperson is required.
BIO 650T  Topic: Histology  (4 credits)  
Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 699  Independent Research in Biology  (1-6 credits)  

Enrollment by faculty invitation or student approach to faculty sponsor. Under faculty supervision, the student selects a topic for guided research. A research paper or project must be submitted. Copies to be submitted to chairperson for department files.

Course Rotation: TBA.
Prerequisites: Registration for this course requires permission of the department Chairperson based upon the approval of the submitted proposal.
BIO 699A  Independent Research in Biology: Carnivore Ecology  (1 credits)  

Refinement of research statement/proposal: How to use non-invasive techniques to study wildlife in Westchester County, New York

Course Rotation: TBA.
BIO 699B  Independent Research in Biology: Carnivore Field Methods  (3 credits)  

Collection of Wildlife field data in Westchester County, New York. Analysis of field data. Preparation of publication of research performed.

Course Rotation: TBA.