Nov 28, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Behavioral Health & Nutrition

  
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    BHAN 414 - Methods and Materials in Health Education

    Credit(s): 3
    METHODS & MATRLS IN HEALTH ED
    Component: Lecture
    Emphasis on health education in school curriculum: curriculum content and organization of materials for instructional purposes.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BHAN 155 , KAAP 210 , BHAN 231 , BHAN 315  and BHAN 325 . Satisfactory completion of Praxis I. RESTRICTIONS: Junior status, upper division clearance, minimum gpa of 2.50, major index of 2.75 and completion of all skills requirements. Open to HPE majors only.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE2C: Communicate Through Creative Expression

  
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    BHAN 416 - Methods / Materials Physical Education

    Credit(s): 3
    METHODS / MATERIALS IN PE
    Component: Lecture
    This is a culminating course that is the pre-cursor to the student teaching capstone experience. Extensive time will be spent teaching in the K-12 setting with emphasis on designing and delivering developmentally appropriate units of instruction and pedagogical analysis of effective teaching behaviors.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: All BHAN courses listed in the program of study except for BHAN 465  and EDUC courses except for EDUC 420  and satisfactory completion of Praxis 1. RESTRICTIONS: Approval from HPE program chair.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE2C: Communicate Through Creative Expression GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications

  
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    BHAN 435 - Physical Activity Behavior

    Credit(s): 3
    PHYSICAL ACTIVITY BEHAVIOR
    Component: Lecture
    Introduction to behavioral and psychological aspects of physical activity participation with emphasis on determinants of physical activity patterns across the lifespan and the psychosocial antecedents and consequences of physical activity participation.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: KAAP 221  or KAAP 310 .
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE5B: Reason Computationally

  
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    BHAN 440 - Strategies for Athletic Peak Performance

    Credit(s): 3
    STRATEGIES:ATHLETIC PK PERFORM
    Component: Lecture
    Presentation of methods and techniques for the mental preparation necessary to attain athletic peak performance. Provides experiential activities in the areas of relaxation, visual imagery, visual motor behavior rehearsal, hypnosis stress reduction and concentration techniques.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally

  
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    BHAN 441 - Worksite Health Promotion

    Credit(s): 3
    WORKSITE HEALTH PROMOTION
    Component: Field Studies
    Explore first-hand an orientation to worksite wellbeing and health promotion. Under the supervision of a field supervisor, this introduction course will provide hands on experience and emphasis on skills needed to create healthy, happy, highly productive employees and work settings. Key topic areas include employee fitness center program planning, health promotion programming, preventative health education, connection to community resources, data collection and evaluation of health promotion programs.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BHAN 445 - Health, Physical Activity, & Disability

    Credit(s): 3
    HEALTH, PHYS ACT, & DISABILI
    Component: Lecture
    Advanced study and implementation of individualized physical activities for people with various disabilities in a variety of settings that promote health and wellness. Development of professional, advocacy, and leadership skills will be emphasized.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BHAN 342   RESTRICTIONS: Restricted to students with junior or senior standing.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE2C: Communicate Through Creative Expression GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications

  
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    BHAN 460 - Coaching Performance Practicum

    Credit(s): 3
    COACHING PRACTICUM
    Component: Independent Study
    Practical coaching/performance experience in a scholastic/clinical setting with the season chosen corresponding to each student’s interest. The student must keep a daily log of methods and experiences and choose an appropriate project. Observations will be made by the minor coordinator and the cooperating supervisor.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
    PREREQ: KAAP 210 , KAAP 220 , KAAP 320 BHAN 390 , and BHAN440 RESTRICTIONS: Students must have Junior/Senior status and be accepted into the Coaching Science Minor.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2B: Communicate Orally GE2C: Communicate Through Creative Expression GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications

  
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    BHAN 464 - Health Behavior Science Internship

    Credit(s): 6-9
    HLTH BEHAVIOR SCI INTERNSHIP
    Component: Internship
    Practical learning experiences in health promotion, wellness, and related areas of public health. Working in a content area related setting, students complete a pre-determined number of hours with faculty advisement throughout the semester.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 9 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
    PREREQ: KAAP 220  or KAAP 309  and all BHAN, HLPR and NTDT major requirements must be completed before BHAN464 (9 credit internship) hours can be initiated. RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Capstone: Prof Practicum and Internship Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
    General Education Objectives:
    GE2B: Communicate Orally GE2C: Communicate Through Creative Expression GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications

  
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    BHAN 465 - Teaching Seminar in Health and Physical Education

    Credit(s): 2
    TEACHING SEMINAR IN HEALTH/PE
    Component: Lecture
    Examines the role of the health and physical education teacher in the elementary and secondary schools. Provides a forum for analyzing and discussing topics of interest to preprofessionals and includes participation of professionals from the school community.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 2 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BHAN 414 . COREQ: EDUC 400 . RESTRICTIONS: Open to HPE majors only.
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE2C: Communicate Through Creative Expression GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications

  
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    BHAN 466 - Independent Study

    Credit(s): 1-6
    INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 6 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
    Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BHAN 467 - Seminar

    Credit(s): 1-6
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BHAN 468 - Senior Special Topics

    Credit(s): 1-4
    SENIOR SPECIAL TOPICS
    Component: Independent Study
    Senior level independent study.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 8 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BHAN 490 - Development of Health Promotion Programs

    Credit(s): 3
    DEVLPMT OF HLTH PROMO PROGRAMS
    Component: Lecture
    Guided by models of program planning, this course develops the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, implement, and evaluate health promotion programs in the community setting.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BHAN334  recommended, can also take it concurrently with BHAN490. COREQ: BHAN 334 . RESTRICTIONS: Open to HLBH majors and students in the public health minor.
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing


Biological Sciences

  
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    BISC 100 - Freshman Seminar

    Credit(s): 1
    FRESHMAN SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Provides a forum for the discussion of topics in biology that relate to material being covered in BISC 207 . Papers from the scientific literature and/or world wide web may be discussed.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 1 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to freshman majors by faculty invitation only.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2B: Communicate Orally GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 103 - Principles of Biology

    Credit(s): 3
    PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    The study of biological principles at multiple levels of organization. Fosters biological literacy through the exploration of concepts, theories, practices, and new developments and their impact on individuals and society.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only. Students who received credit in BISC104 are not eligible to take this course without permission.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Summer and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 104 - Principles of Biology with Laboratory

    Credit(s): 4
    PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY W/LAB
    Component: Lecture
    The study of biological principles at multiple levels of organization. Fosters biological literacy through the exploration of concepts, theories, practices and new developments and their impact on individuals and society. The laboratory component provides concrete examples of some of the principles discussed in the lecture component.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only. Students who received credit in BISC103 are not eligible to take this course without permission.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 105 - Human Heredity and Development

    Credit(s): 3
    HUMAN HEREDITY & DEVELOPMENT
    Component: Lecture
    Heredity and human affairs; pedigree analysis; physical and chemical basis of heredity; heredity and environment; radiation and mutation; heredity and diseases; and birth defects.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 106 - Elementary Human Physiology

    Credit(s): 3
    ELEMENTARY HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    The structure and function of humans; mechanisms of maintenance and reproductive behavior.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only. Students who received credit in BISC276 or BISC306 are not eligible to take this course without permission.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 107 - Elementary Evolutionary Ecology

    Credit(s): 3
    ELEM EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Describes the fundamental processes in ecology and evolution: natural selection, adaptation, population biology, competition, predation, symbiosis and ecosystem dynamics.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 110 - Viruses, Genes and Cancer

    Credit(s): 3
    VIRUSES,GENES AND CANCER
    Component: Lecture
    Biology of normal and malignant cells, and current knowledge of the genetic lesions causing malignancy. Environmental and inherited factors contributing to one’s risk of cancer, and prospects for prevention. Standard and innovative means for detection and treatment of cancer.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 113 - General Biology Laboratory

    Credit(s): 1
    GENERAL BIOLOGY LAB
    Component: Laboratory
    Structure and function of cells, and selected experiments dealing with the physiology of plants and animals.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 1 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    COREQ: BISC 103 . RESTRICTIONS: Offered only on Associate in Arts Program campuses.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GRP D LAB: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Tech w Lab Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 115 - Human Heredity and Development Laboratory

    Credit(s): 1
    HUMAN HEREDITY & DEVLPMNT LAB
    Component: Laboratory
    Laboratory exercises dealing with probability, selection, karyotyping and pedigrees of humans.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 1 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    COREQ: BISC 105 . RESTRICTIONS: Offered only on Associate in Arts Program campuses.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 116 - Elementary Human Physiology Laboratory

    Credit(s): 1
    ELEM HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY LAB
    Component: Laboratory
    Selected experiments in physiology that demonstrate some of the concepts developed in BISC 106 , and a study of human anatomy.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 1 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    COREQ: BISC 106 . RESTRICTIONS: Offered only on Associate in Arts Program campuses.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 117 - Elementary Evolutionary Ecology Laboratory

    Credit(s): 1
    ELEM EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY LAB
    Component: Laboratory
    Laboratory exercises to compliment the subject matter of BISC 107 .
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 1 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    COREQ: BISC 107 . RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only. Offered only on Associate in Arts Program campuses.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GRP D LAB: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Tech w Lab Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 127 - Environments and Cultures in Conflict

    Credit(s): 4
    ENVIRON & CULTURES IN CONFLICT
    Component: Lecture
    Examines how individual cultures and advances in technology have impacted our environment. Potential solutions for resolving conflicts are developed by the students and presented in class. Relationships between human cultures, technology, and environmental degradation are stressed.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Requirement Designations: Multicultural Course Typically Offered: Winter
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 152 - Biology of Human Sexuality

    Credit(s): 3
    BIOLOGY OF HUMAN SEXUALITY
    Component: Lecture
    Discusses human sexual differentiation plus the anatomy and physiology of reproduction by considering the pertinent areas of genetics, cytology, embryology, endocrinology, immunology and physiology. Topics include genetic sex, gonadal sex, phenotypic sex, hormonal sex and behavioral sex.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non majors only.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 166 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 167 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-6
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 171 - Microbiology in Modern Society

    Credit(s): 3
    MICROBIOLOGY IN MODERN SOCIETY
    Component: Lecture
    Microbial activities and their effect on society and individuals.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 195 - Biological Evolution

    Credit(s): 3
    BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION
    Component: Lecture
    Historical background of the idea of evolution, the work of Charles Darwin, an exploration of the modern theory of evolution and the contributions to it from other biological disciplines, and philosophical issues related to evolution.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 205 - Biology for Health Sciences

    Credit(s): 4
    BIOLOGY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
    Component: Lecture
    One semester course designed as an introduction to the Biological Sciences for nursing majors and health-science related majors. Concepts include Biological Molecules, Cell Structure, Membrane Function, Energy and Enzymes, Cell Division, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Evolution and Ecology. The lecture and laboratory will include applications of these concepts to Human Physiology and Anatomy.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    COREQ: CHEM 101  and CHEM 131 , or CHEM 103  and CHEM 133 , or CHEM 107 . RESTRICTIONS: Students who received credit in BISC 207  are not eligible to take this course without permission.
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 207 - Introductory Biology I

    Credit(s): 4
    INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
    Component: Lecture
    Molecular basis of life. Structure and function of cells, including signal transduction pathways. Energy transformations. Classical Mendelian genetics and the flow of information from DNA to RNA to proteins. Laboratory focuses on the testing of hypotheses, data analysis and scientific writing.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    COREQ: CHEM 103  and CHEM 133  or CHEM 107  or CHEM 111 . RESTRICTIONS: Students who received credit in BISC205 are not eligible to take this course without permission.
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 208 - Introductory Biology II

    Credit(s): 4
    INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II
    Component: Lecture
    Mechanisms of evolution. Physiology of multicellular plants and animals. Principles of ecology with emphasis on the biology of populations. Laboratory focuses on testing of hypotheses, data analysis and scientific writing. Animal and plant anatomy also studied.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 207  or BISC 205 . COREQ: CHEM 104  and CHEM 134 , or CHEM 108  or CHEM 112 .
    University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 266 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-3
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 267 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-6
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 276 - Human Physiology

    Credit(s): 4
    HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Physiology of the basic organ systems of humans.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 205 , BISC 207  or BISC 208 ; and CHEM 101  and CHEM 131 , CHEM 103  and CHEM 133 , CHEM 105, CHEM 107  or CHEM 111 . RESTRICTIONS: Open to non-majors only.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 300 - Introduction to Microbiology

    Credit(s): 4
    INTRODUCTION TO MICROBIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Major groups of microorganisms (algae, protozoa, fungi and bacteria) are studied. Emphasis on the physiology, metabolism, diversity and interactions between and among each group and bacteria and their interactions with humans. Lab included.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 207  or BISC 205 .
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 302 - General Ecology

    Credit(s): 3
    GENERAL ECOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Interactions between organisms and their environments, population dynamics and interactions, communities, energy transfer within an ecological system, and components of the ecosystem.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 .
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 305 - Cell Biology

    Credit(s): 3
    CELL BIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    The structure and function of eucaryotic cell organelles. Emphasis on dynamic processes such as membrane transport, cell motility and protein trafficking. Current studies from the literature and experimental techniques are also stressed.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 , and CHEM 104  and CHEM 134 , or CHEM 108 .
    Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically

  
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    BISC 306 - General Physiology

    Credit(s): 3
    GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Principles underlying function of organisms at the organ system level; ionic composition and regulation, respiration, circulation, nutritive metabolism, excretion and neuromuscular activity.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208  and two semesters of chemistry.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally

  
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    BISC 312 - Field Ecology

    Credit(s): 3
    FIELD ECOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Laboratory and field exercises demonstrating basic ecological principles and quantitative techniques. Emphasis on population and community phenomena. Natural habitats studied include local fields, forests and streams.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: May be crosslisted with ENWC 312 . PREREQ: BISC 302 .
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 315 - Experimental Cell Biology

    Credit(s): 3
    EXPERIMENTAL CELL BIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Starts with a series of inquiry-based laboratory experiences in cell biology, centered on microscopy and using several protist model organisms. In second half of semester, students conduct a 5-6 week hypothesis-driven independent study project. Project proposals are peer-critiqued. Group presentations at end of semester detail the experiments they carried out and discuss how the results fit with previously published data and with original hypotheses.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 , BISC 305 , and CHEM 321  or CHEM 213 . RESTRICTIONS: BISC 305  must be completed before taking this course.
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 316 - Experimental Physiology

    Credit(s): 3
    EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Short-term experimental research course in animal physiology. Conduct, in a group, an independent research project based on primary literature. Beginning with practicing basic skills on background information research, data collection and quantitative analysis, students construct a research question based on previous findings in the literature, conduct a series of experiment, and communicate the discoveries in formal writings and oral presentation.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 , CHEM 104  and CHEM 134  or CHEM 108 , and BISC 306 .
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 321 - Environmental Biology

    Credit(s): 3
    ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Basic ecological and physical principles with major emphasis on the effect of human-caused environmental changes on populations, communities and ecosystems.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208  or permission of instructor
    Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 366 - Independent Study

    Credit(s): 1-6
    INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 367 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-6
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 400 - Special Topics in Biology

    Credit(s): 1
    SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Exploration of special topics in biological sciences at a level appropriate for junior and senior biological sciences majors. Subject matter taught will vary depending on instructor and semester.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 . RESTRICTIONS: May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 401 - Molecular Biology of the Cell

    Credit(s): 3
    MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL
    Component: Lecture
    Introduction to the molecular biology of eucaryotes and procaryotes. Topics include structure and function of proteins and nucleic acids; replication and repair of DNA; biosynthesis of RNA and proteins; membranes, transport, composition and function of the eucaryotic cell, chromosomes, viruses, the immune system and recombinant DNA.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 207  or BISC 205  and one semester of organic chemistry.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 403 - Genetics

    Credit(s): 3
    GENETICS
    Component: Lecture
    The physical and chemical basis of heredity, the nature and mechanisms of gene action.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 207  or BISC 205  and one semester of organic chemistry.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 408 - Microscopic Anatomy

    Credit(s): 4
    MICROSCOPIC ANATOMY
    Component: Lecture
    Microscopic organization, identification and functional anatomy of mammalian organ systems and tissues.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 .
    Course Typically Offered: Winter
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 411 - Experimental Molecular Biology

    Credit(s): 4
    EXPERIMENTAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Component: Laboratory
    Introduction to the process of scientific inquiry as it relates to cellular molecular biology. Learn the theory behind experimental procedures in the field and perform a series of laboratory exercises emphasizing experimental design and data analysis. Pose related scientific questions, design experiments and present results in written, poster or oral format.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 , BISC 401 , CHEM 321  or CHEM 213 .
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Capstone: Course-based Research Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 412 - Developmental & Molecular Lab

    Credit(s): 3
    DEVELOPMENT & MOLECULAR LAB
    Component: Lecture
    Students will engage in the scientific process, develop new experimental skills, and collaborate with others through discussion and lab work. This is a student driven, inquiry-based lab where students will take ownership of their project and directly contribute to the cutting-edge research in the field of developmental biology.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 401  or BISC 403  or BISC 415 .
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Capstone: Course-Based Research
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 413 - Advanced Genetics Laboratory

    Credit(s): 3
    ADVANCED GENETICS LABORATORY
    Component: Lecture
    Students conduct laboratory investigations in Mendelian genetics, population and evolutionary genetics, and molecular genetics; learn to use several common bioinformatics tools; and design, perform and analyze original experiments.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 , BISC 403 .
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 415 - Developmental Biology

    Credit(s): 3
    DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Explore mechanisms underlying development. Topics: gamete interactions, establishment of body plans, cell signaling and tissue interactions, morphogenetic pattern formation, developmental regulation of gene expression, molecular control of tissue specification and diversification, and the evolutionary comparison of developmental processes. Diseases resulting from developmental defects will be discussed.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: May be crosslisted with ANFS 415 . PREREQ: BISC 207  and BISC 208 .
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 422 - Teaching Experience

    Credit(s): 1-2
    TEACHING EXPERIENCE
    Component: Independent Study
    Teaching experience in an undergraduate laboratory. Evaluation based on teaching performance and preparation of required material for laboratory.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 2 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Prior completion of core requirements necessary. Requires permission of instructor.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE2B: Communicate Orally GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 435 - Population Ecology

    Credit(s): 3
    POPULATION ECOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Understand population processes by combining a discussion of theory and practical applications. Includes exponential, logistic, and age-specific growth as well as predation, competition, disease, and metapopulations. Model-building exercises actively used to understand theoretical dynamics.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENWC 435 . PREREQ: BISC 302 .
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 439 - Developmental Neurobiology

    Credit(s): 3
    DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROBIOLGY
    Component: Lecture
    Developmental biology of the nervous system, including cellular components, neural induction, neurogenesis and neuronal migration, cellular determination, axon outgrowth and pathfinding, synapse formation, programmed cell death, neurotrophic factors, neurodevelopmental disorders, and early critical periods.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 . RESTRICTIONS: Suggested prerequisite is BISC 305  or BISC 401 .
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2B: Communicate Orally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 440 - Conservation of Tropical Biodiversity

    Credit(s): 3
    CONSERVATN OF TROPICAL BIODIVE
    Component: Lecture
    A 3-week intensive, field-based experience in the mechanics of conserving tropical biodiversity. Focuses on group projects quantifying and comparing the diversity of montane cloud forests, lowland rainforests and tropical dry forests.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENWC 444 . RESTRICTIONS: Winter or Summer Session only. Taught in Costa Rica or Peru.
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2B: Communicate Orally GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 442 - Vertebrate Morphology

    Credit(s): 4
    VERTEBRATE MORPHOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    The vocabulary describing vertebrate anatomy is introduced and discussed by tracing the evolutionary and developmental histories of major vertebrate organ systems. Laboratory involves detailed dissections of representative vertebrates.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 .
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 451 - Undergraduate Thesis I

    Credit(s): 3
    UNDERGRADUATE THESIS I
    Component: Independent Study
    Independent research under direction of faculty member.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: Admission to B.S. in Biology in either CMG or EOB concentration. RESTRICTIONS: Not for students pursuing degree with distinction.
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 452 - Undergraduate Thesis II

    Credit(s): 3
    UNDERGRADUATE THESIS II
    Component: Independent Study
    Continuation of BISC 451 .
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 451  and admission to B.S. in Biology in either CMG or EOB concentration. RESTRICTIONS: Not for students pursuing degree with distinction.
    Requirement Designations: A&S Writing and Discovery Learning Experience Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 466 - Independent Study

    Credit(s): 1-6
    INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 467 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-6
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 468 - Research

    Credit(s): 1-6
    RESEARCH
    Component: Research
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 471 - Introductory Immunology

    Credit(s): 3
    INTRODUCTORY IMMUNOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    The biological basis of adaptive immunity including participating cells, cellular interactions, counted mechanisms and immunopathologies.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 305  or BISC 306  or BISC 401 .
    Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 475 - Cardiovascular Biology

    Credit(s): 3
    CARDIOVASCULAR BIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Basic physiology of the human cardiovascular system, basis of cardiovascular diseases and current treatments.  Focuses on heart failure, hypertension, atherosclerosis, thrombosis and leukemia.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 480 - Vertebrate Natural History

    Credit(s): 3
    VERTEBRATE NATURAL HISTORY
    Component: Lecture
    Biology of vertebrate organisms dealing specifically with adaptations to the environment, morphology, physiology and taxonomy.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 .
    Course Typically Offered: Winter
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 484 - Computer Based Genetics Laboratory

    Credit(s): 3
    COMPUTER BASED GENETICS LAB
    Component: Lecture
    Explore the use of genome databases and the tools of bioinformatics, then and apply those skills to design and carry out wet lab experiments, which will involve the isolation and manipulation of DNA and RNA from human and animal subjects.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 401  or BISC 403 .
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BISC 492 - Human Molecular Cytogenetics

    Credit(s): 3
    HUMAN MOLECULAR CYTOGENETICS
    Component: Lecture
    Introduction to the molecular and genetic organization, function, and behavior of eukaryotic chromosomes, with special emphasis on humans. Covers various state-of-art techniques that are used in the preparation and analysis of mammalian chromosomes, the contribution of chromosome studies to our understanding of the mechanisms of gene regulation, and medical cytogenetics.

     
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208   RESTRICTIONS: BISC 403  recommended in addition to prerequisite.  Offered in spring of
    odd-numbered years.
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 495 - Evolution

    Credit(s): 3
    EVOLUTION
    Component: Lecture
    Present status of the theory of biological evolution and its implications in the different areas of biology.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208 .
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BISC 498 - Topics in Biology

    Credit(s): 3-6
    TOPICS IN BIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Topics may vary from section to section. Information about each section is available in the Biology Office prior to registration.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 208  (or two BISC100-level courses).
    Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
    General Education Objectives:

Biomedical Engineering

  
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    BMEG 100 - Fundamentals in Biomedical Engineering

    Credit(s): 2
    FUNDAMENTALS IN BIOMEDICAL ENG
    Component: Lecture
    Introduces students to the breadth of career opportunities in biomedical engineering, aseptic cell culture techniques, standard test methods, quantitative analysis, and technical communication.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 2 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BMEG 101 - Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

    Credit(s): 2
    INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL ENG
    Component: Lecture
    Introduces first year students to college life and provides a learning experience vital to their success at the University, in Engineering, and in Biomedical Engineering. Course content includes that of the university First Year Seminar, technical skills for engineers, and career opportunities in biomedical engineering.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 2 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: First year students only. Biomedical engineering majors only.
    Requirement Designations: First Year Experience Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation

  
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    BMEG 166 - Independent Study

    Credit(s): 1-3
    INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 167 - Seminar

    Credit(s): 1-6
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 211 - Cell & Tissue Laboratory

    Credit(s): 2
    CELL & TISSUE LABORATORY
    Component: Laboratory
    The Cellular Laboratory will teach students the fundamentals of cell culture for use in Biomedical Engineering investigations. Students will acquire skills in aseptic cell culture techniques, standard test methods, quantitative analysis, notebook keeping, report writing and oral presentation.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 2 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: CHEM 103  and CHEM 133  or CHEM 107 , and BISC 207 . RESTRICTIONS: The course is open to BME sophomores, ENGG, Chem & BIO students may take it with the instructors permission.
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 230 - Circuits, Signals, and Systems for Biomedical Applications

    Credit(s): 3
    BME CIRCUITS, SIGNALS, SYSTEMS
    Component: Lecture
    Introduction to electrical engineering principles applied to biological systems, using MATLAB and LTspice. Course details basic engineering concepts that underlie biomedical systems and signal analysis.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: MATH 242 .
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally

  
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    BMEG 266 - Independent Study

    Credit(s): 1-3
    INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 267 - Seminar

    Credit(s): 1-6
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 6 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 301 - Quantitative Cellular Physiology

    Credit(s): 3
    QUANT CELLULAR PHYSIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Mammalian cellular physiology from a quantitative viewpoint. Principles i) cellular and molecular biology, ii) communication, integration, and homeostasis, iii) and nervous, musculoskeletal, and endocrine systems. Topics include molecular and cellular physiology, neurophysiology, musculoskeletal physiology, sensory physiology, somatic and autonomic nervous system physiology, and endocrine physiology.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 100 BISC 207 CHEM 103  and CHEM 133  (or CHEM 107 ), and MATH 241 .
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2C: Communicate Through Creative Expression GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BMEG 302 - Quantitative Systems Physiology

    Credit(s): 3
    QUANT SYSTEMS PHYSIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Quantitative approaches to understand the human body during normal function and disease. Examine tissues and organs systems in an integrated manner using principles from engineering kinetics and transport processes. Topics include: anatomy, organ system physiology (cardiovascular, renal, respiratory, gastrointestinal), and pathophysiology.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    COREQ: MATH 305  or equivalent course on differential equations RESTRICTIONS: The course is open to BME students; ENGG students may take it with the instructor’s permission.
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 310 - Bioengineering Mechanics

    Credit(s): 4
    BIOENGINEERING MECHANICS
    Component: Lecture
    Introduction to statics, dynamics and mechanics of solids with application to biomedical problems.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: PHYS 207  and MATH 243 .
    Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BMEG 311 - Bioengineering Mechanics II

    Credit(s): 3
    BIOENGINEERING MECHANICS II
    Component: Lecture
    Introduction to statics, dynamics and mechanics of solids with application to biomedical problems. Topics include viscoelasticity, particle and 3D kinematics and kinetics, impulse, momentum and energy. Continued from BMEG 310 .
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 310  and MATH305.
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively

  
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    BMEG 330 - Biomedical Instrumentation

    Credit(s): 4
    BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION
    Component: Lecture
    Introduction to the basics of assembling and using instrumentation for the purposes of recording electrophysiological signals. Mechanical, chemical, electrical and biological principles for biomedical measurements. Instrumentation for measuring bioelectrical signals, temperature, blood pressure, and body chemistry are covered.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 230  or ELEG 305  and MATH 305  and PHYS 208 
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BMEG 340 - Biomedical Modeling and Simulation

    Credit(s): 3
    BIOMED MODELING & SIMULATION
    Component: Lecture
    Developing mathematical models of biomedical processes and experiments. Topics include unit analysis, exponential growth/decay, half-life, exponential vs. age-structured death models, sigmoidal growth models, sigmoidal effect models, mass-action reaction rates, and experimental measurement noise models. Simulation of all of the above using MATLAB.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: MATH 305 , CISC 106  and BMEG 230 .  
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BMEG 341 - Biomedical Experiment Design & Analysis

    Credit(s): 3
    BIOMED EXPER DESIGN & ANALYSIS
    Component: Lecture
    Biomedical engineering undergraduate students are introduced to the fundamental principles and techniques involved in the design, execution, and interpretation of biomedical research experiments. In addition to introducing students to analytical techniques used for biomedical data and training them how to properly communicate experimental results, students will have an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities as biomedical engineers.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to BME students; ENGG students may take it with the instructor’s permission.
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 350 - Clinical Immersion for Engineers

    Credit(s): 3
    CLINICAL ENGINEERING
    Component: Lecture
    Gain exposure to current clinical practices, identify unmet clinical needs, and consider future career options. Students will be matched with local clinical sites to provide a unique opportunity for innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving subject to practical constraints.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: For BME majors only; Limited capacity (depends on number of participating sites available); Students in good standing will be admitted by seniority.
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 360 - Biomedical Engineering Junior Design

    Credit(s): 3
    BIOMED ENG JUNIOR DESIGN
    Component: Lecture
    Biomedical engineering problems from industrial and clinical applications are addressed and solved in small groups using problem-based learning methodologies. Team-oriented design project in biomedical engineering, incorporating engineering standards and realistic design constraints. Includes introduction to relevant regulatory, intellectual property, and business management topics.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 310  and BMEG 330. RESTRICTIONS: Open to BME students; ENGG students may take it with the instructor’s permission.
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 366 - Independent Study

    Credit(s): 1-6
    INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 6 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 367 - Seminar

    Credit(s): 1-6
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 401 - Systems Physiology I

    Credit(s): 3
    SYSTEMS PHYSIOLOGY I
    Component: Lecture
    Human physiology from a quantitative viewpoint. Anatomy and pathology, where appropriate. Functional/structural aspects of mammalian nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Topics include cellular physiology, autonomous nervous system, neurophysiology and cardiovascular system.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BISC 207 , BISC 208 , PHYS 207 .
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively

  
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    BMEG 402 - Systems Physiology II

    Credit(s): 3
    SYSTEMS PHYSIOLOGY II
    Component: Lecture
    Human physiology from a quantitative viewpoint. Anatomy and pathology, where appropriate. Functional/structural aspects of mammalian nervous and musculoskeletal systems. This is the second in the sequence of two courses covering respiratory, renal, digestive, endocrine and musculoskeletal systems in a quantitative and integrative manner.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 401  
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively

  
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    BMEG 420 - Biological Transport Phenomena

    Credit(s): 3
    BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT PHENOMENA
    Component: Lecture
    Fundamental and biomedical applications of fluid mechanics. Introduction to diffusive and convective mass and heat transfer with biomedical applications.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: PHYS 207  and MATH 305 . RESTRICTIONS: Open to BME student; ENGG students may take it with the instructor’s permission.
    Course Typically Offered: Spring
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 440 - Attachments in Biology

    Credit(s): 3
    ATTACHMENTS IN BIOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Facilitate an understanding of how dissimilar materials integrate and attach in biological constructs, both naturally and artificially. Specific examples of this include but are not limited to: tendon-to-bone attachments in the musculoskeletal system; gecko feet attachment to smooth surfaces; underwater adhesives; tissue engineered scaffolds to aid attachment healing; etc. Incorporate lectures, interactive activities, and journal club to emphasize critical thinking and an open-forum environment.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 310  and MSEG 201 .
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 441 - Biomechatronics

    Credit(s): 3
    BIOMECHATRONICS
    Component: Lecture
    Presents methods for the design and control of electromechanical devices that interact physically with humans to improve biomechanical performance, such as prostheses and exoskeletons. Topics pinclude technologies for sensing and actuation, fundamentals of analog and digital control, methods for the analysis of biological signals such as EMG and of biosignal-based control for human-robot interaction. A mix between standard lectures, laboratory experiments and a final project.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 310  or MEEG 210 , and BMEG 311  or MEEG 211 , and BMEG 230  or ELEG 305  or MEEG 311 .
    General Education Objectives:
    GE2B: Communicate Orally GE5A: Reason Quantitatively

  
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    BMEG 442 - Engineering Exercise and Sports

    Credit(s): 3
    ENGINEERING EXERCISE AND SPORT
    Component: Lecture
    Integrates concepts across engineering, physiology, and exercise science disciplines and is divided into three core components: 1) Defining Exercise- an overview of acute changes and chronic adaptations to resistance and endurance training from a local and systemic perspective ranging from the cellular to whole body scale. 2) Measuring Exercise, and 3) Designing Exercise Equipment and Tools.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 301  or equivalent and BMEG 302  or equivalent RESTRICTIONS: Open to BME students, or permission of instructor.
    General Education Objectives:
  
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    BMEG 443 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Credit(s): 3
    MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
    Component: Lecture
    This course will cover the fundamental physical principles of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), including signal basis, data sampling, basic signal processing, relaxation contrasts, and image formation. The latter portion of the course will explore advanced contrasts, such as motion encoding, functional MRI, diffusion imaging, and elastography.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 230  or ELEG 305 
    General Education Objectives:
    GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BMEG 444 - Microscale Biofluid Mechanics

    Credit(s): 3
    MICROSCALE BIOFLUID MECHANICS
    Component: Lecture
    Biomedical applications of microfluidic systems discussed in the context of microfluidic device fabrication, fluid handling, imaging in microfluidic channels, 2D and 3D formats for perfusion culture of cells, micro tissues and organs, micro physiological systems (organ on a chip), microfluidic 3D bioprinting, and microfluidic synthesis. These applications will be used to discuss biological fluid mechanics at the micro and nano length-scales including a physicochemical description of hydrodynamics, scaling laws, mixing phenomena at low Reynolds number, capillarity, double layer phenomena and electrokinetic effects, nanofluidic entropic and confinement effects.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 420  or MEEG 331  or equivalent course on fluid mechanics
    General Education Objectives:
    GE2B: Communicate Orally GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BMEG 450 - Biomedical Engineering Design

    Credit(s): 6
    BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN
    Component: Lecture
    Open-ended team-based design projects in the medical devices or research arena. Systems approach requiring design strategy and concepts, including reliability, safety, ethics, economic analysis, marketing, FDA regulations, and patents.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 6 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 360 . RESTRICTIONS: Open to BMEG seniors only.
    Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Course Typically Offered: Fall
    General Education Objectives:
    GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Constructive Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically

  
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    BMEG 461 - Cell Engineering

    Credit(s): 3
    CELL ENGINEERING
    Component: Lecture
    Examine how engineered biomaterials can be implemented to regulate cell function with respect to lineage-specific stem cell differentiation, prevention of de-differentiation during culture and expansion, regulation of migration, and induction of proliferation or apoptosis among others.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: BMEG 301  or equivalent. RESTRICTIONS: Open to BME student; ENGG students may take it with the instructor’s permission.
    General Education Objectives:
 

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