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.
Integrated approach to human anatomy and physiology as these sciences relate to patient care. Emphasis is on functional anatomy and physiology.
An introductory course emphasizing the physiologic changes and/or pathophysiologic adaptational consequences of normal body functioning to stressors.
The structure and function of the prokayote and eukaryote genome. Techniques of genetic manipulation and their actual and potential applications will be considered.
Discussion of state-of-the-art pharmacological interventions in selected health-illness cases as they relate to clinical practice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Refinement of research statement/proposal: How to use non-invasive techniques to study wildlife in Westchester County, New York
Collection of Wildlife field data in Westchester County, New York. Analysis of field data. Preparation of publication of research performed.