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Courses in Animal Biology (ABI)

Lower Division

50A. Animal Biology Laboratory (2)

Lecture/laboratory—4 hours. Scientific methods for answering questions in animal biology by doing exercises to demonstrate hypothesis testing and reporting, short laboratory, population and field experiments. Maintain notebooks, analyze data, interpret results and write reports.—F. (F.) Kimsey

50B. Animal Biology (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: Biological Sciences 1A, Biological Sciences 1B (may be taken concurrently). Basic biological disciplines important to an understanding of practical animal biology issues including the evolution of animal groups, genetic mechanisms, animal physiology as it relates to maintenance and production, and aspects of comparative anatomy, behavior and ecology.—W. (W.) Caswell-Chen, Johnson, Williams

50C. Animal Biology (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: Biological Sciences 1B, 1C, courses 50A, 50B. Animal management and conservation. Societal concerns arising from management and conservation issues, including economics, aesthetics, regulations, safety, public perspectives and advocacy.—S. (S.) Chui, Lanzaro

92. Internship in Animal Biology (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Office, laboratory or fieldwork off or on campus in research, governmental regulation, policy making, and private enterprise dealing with animal related issues of production, welfare, pest management, biodiversity and the environment. All requirements of Internship Approval Request form must be met. (P/NP grading only.)

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

Upper Division

102. Animal Biochemistry and Metabolism (5)

Lecture—4 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: Chemistry 2A, 2B, 8A and 8B or 118A and 118B. Water and biological buffers; thermodynamics of metabolism; structure and function of biomolecules; enzyme kinetics and function; membrane biology; digestion and absorption; carbohydrate metabolism. Not open for credit to students who have completed Biological Sciences 102.—F. (F.) Calvert

103. Animal Biochemistry and Metabolism (5)

Lecture—4 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 102 or Biological Sciences 102. Physiological function and metabolism of lipids and amino acids; integrative metabolism; biochemical basis for nutrient requirements; structure and function of vitamins; mineral metabolism and requirements. Not open for credit to students who have completed Biological Sciences 103.—W. (W.) Calvert, Rucker

187. Animal Biology Seminar (2)

Seminar—1 hour; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: junior standing, courses 50A, 50B, 50C. Seminar leading to development of the Major Proposal for the Animal Biology major.—F. (F.) R. Kimsey

189. Senior Practicum (2)

Independent study—6 hours. Prerequisite: junior standing, courses 50A, 50B, 50C, and 187; course 189D concurrently the first time course 189 is taken. The practicum may be an experimental research project, a library research project or some other creative activity that will serve as a capstone experience for the Animal Biology major. May be repeated one time for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

189D. Senior Practicum Discussion (1)

Discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: junior standing, courses 50A, 50B, 50C, and 187; course 189 required concurrently. Course helps prevent or solve problems during the students' senior practicum activity. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

192. Internship in Animal Biology (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: completion of 84 units and consent of instructor. Office, laboratory or fieldwork off or on campus in research, governmental regulation, policy making, and private enterprise dealing with animal related issues of production, welfare, pest management, biodiversity and the environment. All requirements of Internship Approval Request form must be met. (P/NP grading only.)

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

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