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BIOL 1215K. Principles of Biology (3-2-4) Exploration of the scientific paradigm as applied for human understanding of the living cell, molecular genetics, population genetics, organic evolution, and ecology. Students will be expected to be computer literate. Includes inquiry-based laboratory. Laboratory work or field trips may necessitate attendance at times other than those scheduled. (Course fee required.)


BIOL 2285. Research Methods in Biology (1-3-2) Prerequisites: ENGL 1101 and STAT 1127, both with a grade of "C" or better. Review and practice of computer technology applications to data management and analysis, word processing and graphics, along with uses of electronic mail. Library skills and writing style for the Life Sciences will also be considered, along with consideration of the philosophy of scientific methodology, experimental design of research, and preparation of research proposals.


ITDS 2748. Topics in Global Issues (1-0-1) An interdisciplinary course on issues that affect the world or the people of the world, issues such as air pollution, Internet child pornography, international copyright infringement, endangered species, policies of the United nations, international stock markets, export/import laws, etc. Topics will vary from semester to semester. Course will be taught by faculty from various departments and colleges. (Course fee required.)


ITDS 2749. Ethics and Legal Issues in the Professions (1-0-1) An interdisciplinary course focusing on such issues as censorship, plagiarism, truth in advertising, forgery, invalid scientific data and experiments, etc. Issues will vary from semester to semester. Course will be taught by faculty from various departments and colleges.