GENERAL COURSE OUTLINE -- BIO 112

TOPIC                                                     

Biological Diversity Ch. 17 – 24

--Test 1—

Plant Biology Ch. 42 - 44

Behavior Ch. 25

--Test 2—

Ecology Ch. 26 - 30

Animal Physiology Ch. 31 – 34

--Test 3—

Animal Physiology (cont.) Ch. 35 – 41

--Test 4--

BIO 112--Schedule of Lectures*

(click on a lecture title for an brief outline of the lecture)

 

Topic

1...Origin of Life

2...Classification

3...Archaea and Bacteria; Protista

4...Protista (cont.)

5...Plantae

6…Plantae and Fungi

7...Animalia

8...Animalia (cont.)

9...Chordata and Vertebrata

Test 1…Thursday, January 30

10...Plant Structure

11...Transport of Materials in Plants

12...Plant Reproduction

13...Control of Plant Growth

14...Behavior Development

15...Territoriality

16...Social Dominance

17...Sociobiology

18...Mating Systems

             Test 2... Thursday, February 27

19...Population Ecology

20...Population Ecology; Community Succession

21...Community Ecology: Competition

22...Community Ecology: Predation

23...Ecosystem Ecology: Energy Flow

24...Ecosystem Ecology: Material Cycling

25...Extinction and Species Diversity

26...Introduction to Physiology

27...Cardiovascular Systems

28...Respiration

29...Digestion

             Test 3…Thursday, April 1

30...Temperature Regulation

31...Osmoregulation

32...Immune System

33...Nervous Systems--Structure

34...Nerve Impulses

35...Neurotransmitters

36...Different Sensory Worlds

37...Endocrine System

38...Hormones and Reproduction

39...Sex--Theoretical Implications

40...Development

41...Genetics of Development

Test 4…Tuesday, April 29

FINAL EXAM…Thursday, May 1

*This schedule is based on a class meeting three times per week