SCB 290: Special Topics in Science – Selected topics in science, varying from year to year.
SCB 280: Independent Study in Science – An opportunity for interested and qualified students to pursue studies in areas of science that are not covered in existing course offerings. This course is an elective and does not fulfill core or distribution requirements. Prerequisites: GPA of 2.0 and approval of the supervising faculty member.
SCB 210 : Environmental Science – Students will be introduced to the concepts of environmental studies in the framework of environmental issues. Topics will include general ecology, renewable and non-renewable resources, energy, sustainability, and current trends in the field of ecology and environmental issues. Students will also become familiar with environmental modeling. This course will be based on inquiry learning, using the scientific method for each major topic and group projects. Lecture activities will be coordinated with the lab portion of the course. Prerequisite: Sophomore status.
BYB 210 : General Biology I – Introductory survey of the life sciences. First semester (BYB 210): basic concepts of inorganic and biological chemistry, cell structures and functions, metabolic pathways, cell reproduction, and genetics.