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The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar
2011-2012 Academic Year

Applied Science Courses of Instruction Biology Courses (core to Engineering Programs)

Biology Courses (core to Engineering Programs)
BIOL 102 Introductory Biology of Cells F 3-0-0 3
An introduction to the basic themes and concepts of modern biology spanning organizational levels from molecules to cells in an evolutionary context. (0/36/0/0/0) PREREQUISITE: Grade 12 Biology and Chemistry, or equivalent, are highly recommended
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BIOL 103 Introductory to Biology of Organisms W 3-.75-0 3.75
An introduction to the basic themes and concepts of modern biology spanning organizational levels from organisms to ecosystems in an evolutionary context. (0/45/0/0/0) PREREQUISITE: BIOL 102
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BIOL 205 Mendelian and Molecular Genetics F 2-1.5-0 3.5
An introduction to Mendelian and molecular genetics covering the basic mechanisms of genetic transmission, gene structure and function, as well as the application of molecular genetics in medicine and biotechnology. (0/42/0/0/0) PREREQUISITES: BIOL 102, BIOL 103
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BIOL 335 Limnology and Aquatic Ecology F 3-1.5-0 4.5
Physics, chemistry and biology of freshwater lakes. Emphasis on: morphometry; light and temperature; water chemistry in relation to nutrients; physiological requirements; composition and interaction of algal and invertebrate populations; eutrophication; pollution; environmental change. (0/54/0/0/0)
NOTE: Field trip estimated cost $25
PREREQUISITES: CHEM 112, or APSC 131 and APSC 132. (BIOL 201 BIOL 202) or BIOL 200 is highly recommended.
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BIOM 300 Modeling Techniques in Biology F 3-0-1 4
Modeling will be presented in the context of biological examples drawn from ecology and evolution, including life history evolution, sexual selection, evolutionary epidemiology and medicine, and ecological interactions. Techniques will be drawn from dynamical systems, probability, optimization, and game theory with emphasis put on how to formulate and analyze models. (36/12/0/0/0)
~ COURSE NOT OFFERED IN 2011-2012 ~
PREREQUISITES: APSC 172; APSC 174 recommended
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Applied Science Courses of Instruction Biology Courses (core to Engineering Programs)
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