TSBS - BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Department of Technical Science & Mathematics (UCT)


TSBS - 0910 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGIC SCIENCES
[2 hours] A review of basic principles of biologic sciences. Course is offered as a 71/2 week module.


TSBS - 1010 INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY
[3 hours] Review of biological principles and terminology applicable to programs in Health Technologies and Nursing.


TSBS - 1020 INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY LABORATORY
[1 hour] General problem-solving experiments using the framework of botany, microbiology, anatomy, physiology, ecology, and pathology.


TSBS - 1110 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
[3 hours] Basic biochemistry, structure and function of the cell, tissue types, integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Includes special senses.


TSBS - 1120 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I LAB
[1 hour] Study of terminology, sections, and histology, including epithelial, connective nerve, and muscle tissues. Brain and eye dissections. Study of human adult skeleton; comparisons of fetal and adult skull. Use of dissecting and other software.


TSBS - 1130 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II
[3 hours] Structure and function of endocrine, digestive, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, urinary and reproductive tracts.


TSBS - 1140 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II LAB
[1 hour] Histology studies, normal and pathological. Use of computer-interfaced spirometry and EKG, as well as of dissecting software. Urinalysis; blood pressure exercises. Stages of fetal development. Heart and rat dissections.


TSBS - 1220 NUTRITION
[2 hours] A study of nutrition and its role in promoting good health throughout the life cycle, including the composition of food, and the various functions of food in the body's metabolism.


TSBS - 1230 NUTRITION LAB
[1 hour] Basic lab studies of nutrition, including food analyses, RDA requirements, and other topics.


TSBS - 2100 MICROBIOLOGY
[4 hours] Emphasizes the principles of microbiology which are important to the environmental, life science, nursing and health-related fields.


TSBS - 2320 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
[3 hours] The degradation of the ecosystem associated with a widespread rapidly changing technology and human population increases is studied. Includes ecosystems resource and land use, and energy conversions relating to air, water, soil and biota.


TSBS - 2330 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE LAB
[1 hour] Basic interdisciplinary environmental lab course, including such topics as population growth, habitat diversity, comparisons of fossil and atomic fuels, air and water pollution, and other assorted topics. Corequisite: TSBS 2320


TSBS - 2990 INDEPENDENT STUDY
[1 - 4 hours] Individual or small group study of related topics of interest to students in the technical areas of biological and medical sciences. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

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