Jul 28, 2014
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Andrew Lowe: Department of Biological Sciences

San Diego Miramar College   10440 Black Mountain Road    San Diego, CA 92126 

Office: M-107N 619.388.7536

alowe@sdccd.edu

 Current Courses:              

Biology 107 - General Biology        MIRAMAR SCIENCE CLUB

Summer 2014 Syllabus    Study Guides         

Lecture Discussions    Helpful Links

Study to Succeed    Natural Selection

Biology 115 - Marine Biology

                       

Spring 2014 Syllabus    Study Guides   

Lecture Discussions    Sample Journal Article

Optional Study practice    Poster Presentations

Biology 210B - Intro. to Biology II

                       

Spring 2014 Syllabus    Study Guides   

Lecture Discussions    Optional Population lab

Anatomia Italiana

 

 

 

 

 

 

107 General Biology-Lecture and Laboratory
3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units
Grade Only
Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics
46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or
Assessment Skill Levels R5, W5 and M40.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to
students with previous credit for Biology 103, 104, 105
& 106, 210A, or 210B.
This course is an examination of living organisms and
their environment. The lecture and laboratory are
intended for students planning on taking more
advanced courses in the Life Sciences, or students
majoring in Education, Child Development,
Physiological Psychology or related areas. Topics that
are emphasized in this course include the
fundamental chemical and physical processes
common to all living organisms, the interactions
between organisms and their environment, classical
and molecular genetics, metabolism, plant and animal
anatomy and physiology, animal behavior, evolution,
cellular and molecular biology, and the experimental
BIOLOGY (BIOL)
SAN DIEGO MIRAMAR COLLEGE 2010-2011
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BIOLOGY (BIOL)
and cognitive processes used to examine these fields.
(FT) Associate Degree Credit & transfer to CSU and/or
private colleges and universities. UC Transfer
Limitation: No credit for Biology (BIOL) 105, 106 or 107
if taken after 210A, 210B.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

115 Marine Biology
3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units
Grade Only
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in:
English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or
better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and
W5.
This course in biology is designed to serve as an
elective in the natural sciences. This is a survey of the
marine organisms, emphasizing their natural history
and special adaptations to the ocean environment.
Topics include the marine environment, plankton,
marine plants, marine invertebrates, fishes, marine
birds, and marine mammals. Several field trips are
required to local marine habitats, Sea World, Stephen
Birch Aquarium and the Natural History Museum. (FT)
Associate Degree Credit & transfer to CSU and/or
private colleges and universities. UC Transfer Course
List.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

210B Introduction to the Biological Sciences II
3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option
Prerequisite: Biology 210A with a grade of "C" or better,
or equivalent; and Mathematics 96 with a grade of "C"
or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Level M50.
This is an introductory course which is a continuation
of Biology 210A. This course emphasizes the
developmental and physiological processes of the
Five Kingdoms, the phylogenetic relationships of
major evolutionary groups of organisms, behavior,
and ecological principles including population and
community ecology. (FT) Associate Degree Credit &
transfer to CSU and/or private colleges and
universities. UC Transfer Course List.