Biology (BY)

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BY-502   Technology and Human BiologyCredits: 3   

Course Type(s): None

An examination of the potential effects of recent advances in biology on the natural processes, of human reproduction, and evolution. (Cannot be taken to fulfill an MS or an MAT in Biology without permission of the appropriate departments.)

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BY-503   EvolutionCredits: 3   

Course Type(s): None

An interdisciplinary approach to the topic of evolution that combines historical and biological perspectives. Explore the current understanding of the evolutionary process as well as the social, political, and intellectual consequences of the evolutionary world view. (Cannot be taken to fulfill an MS or an MAT in Biology without permission of the appropriate departments.)

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BY-521   Pathophysiology and HistologyCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Focuses on pathogenesis of selected diseases leading to alterations of body structure and functions across the lifespan. Emphasizes the laboratory identification of vertebrate tissue. Students must earn a minimum of a B- in the course. Students who receive less than a B- will be required to repeat the course. Students will be allowed to repeat the course no more than once. A second grade below a B- will make students ineligible to continue in programs requiring this course. Also listed as NU-521.

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BY-599   Biological ResearchCredits: 2-4   

Prerequisite: Prior permission of the directing professor, department chair, and graduate program director.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Principles and applications of research in life sciences; participation and presentation of seminars; and preparation of research paper in publishable format. Hours arranged.