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programs. Some post bachelor nursing programs may require

additional courses.

Secondary Teacher Education in Life Sciences

Emphasis Courses

Complete requirements for the biology emphasis and the

Teacher Education prerequisites described on page 179.

Minor in Biology

For a minor in biology, the student must complete:

CH151

General Chemistry I................................................4

CH152

General Chemistry II...............................................4

LS151

Organismic Biology.................................................4

LS252 Cell Biology..............................................................4

LS372

Origins.......................................................................3

Upper division biology and chemistry electives...........................6

Total units required for minor..............................................................25

Course Offerings in Biological and Physical Sciences

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE

LS140 Principles of Biology (4)

An analysis of the principles of life common to plant and animal study: the cell, intermediary metabolism,

photosynthesis, cell reproduction, genetics, ecology, and origins. 3-hour lecture. (Online only.)

LS150 Essentials of Biology (3)

A general survey of major concepts in biological science including: ecology, diversity of life, history of life, molecular

and cell biology, genetics, human biology, animal biology, botany, and contemporary issues in bioethics.

LS150L Essentials of Biology Lab (1)

A hands-on laboratory study of the diversity of living organisms from the molecular-cellular level to organismal level.

Studies of ecology, botany, zoology, bioethics, human biology, origins, and paleontology are also included.

LS151 Organismic Biology (4)

The first course for biology majors, emphasizing biological life forms, their physiology, origins, and environmental

relationships. 3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory. (Lab fee: $75.)

Corequisite: CH151.

LS200 Foundations of Science (3)

An introduction to the history, development, and influence of science on culture and other academic disciplines. The

use of science in society and its limits will be emphasized and discussed. The impact of Christianity on science and a

Christian view of science will be presented. Contemporary issues including energy development, the creation-evolution

debate, the intelligent design movement, environmentalism, and human bioethics, among other topics will be presented

and discussed. Sophomore standing suggested. (Online only.)

LS218 Tutorial Studies (1-3)

See LS418.

LS220 Research Methods (1)

An introduction to research writing with emphasis on the documentation and communication methods used in

biological research. The student will be exposed to major aspects of scientific writing and presentation of scientific data,

including library research, data analysis, evaluation of scientific writing, composition of a scientific paper and a

prospective research proposal, and presentation of scientific data in a poster format. 1-hour lecture.

Prerequisite: Sophomore

standing required.

LS231 Human Growth and Development (3)

A study of human development across the lifespan from birth to death with emphasis on the physical, cognitive,

emotional, and social aspects of human life.