Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Courses

4000 Courses

4102 Seminar
Current biological literature with critical class reports. Course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of Biology. Assessment Exam Fee, $21.

4304 Research Projects in Biology
An independent review of literature and a laboratory or field problem yielding a formal report on the research. Variable credit dependent upon the project. May be repeated not to exceed accumulated total of 3 semester hours applicable to requirements for the major in Biology. Prerequisite: advanced standing and prior approval of the problem by the supervising instructor.

4355 Topics in Biology
Lectures in selected topics. May be repeated for credit once under a different topic. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology or equivalent.

4401 Molecular Biology
The application of modern molecular techniques to manipulate the replication and expression of genes. The laboratory will introduce basic and advanced molecular techniques. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of biology and BIOL 3402.

4402 Vertebrate Embryology
Embryonic development of the frog, chick, and pig. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

4406 Bacteriology
Survey of medical, public health, water, sewage, and milk bacteriology. Bacteriological technique is emphasized. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of biology including BIOL 2421; 6 semester hours of Chemistry recommended.

4408 Immunology
Experimental studies in the principles of infection and immunity. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology, including BIOL 4406; organic chemistry recommended.

4410 Topics in Biology
Lecture, literature investigation, and research in selected topics. May be repeated for credit once under different topic. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology or equivalent.

4411 Plant Physiology
The study of the physiological functions of vascular plants including water relations, photosynthesis, respiration, hormone synthesis. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology, including BIOL 1307/BIOL 1107.

4413 Non-Flowering Plants
The study of structure, physiological function, life cycles and the economical and biological importance of algae, bryophytes, lichens, ferns and gymnosperms. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology including BIOL 1307/BIOL 1107.

4425 Ornithology
Classification, structures, physiology, natural history, and field identification of birds. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

4426 Cellular Physiology
Physiochemical function at the cellular level. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology and CHEM 3323/3123, CHEM 3325/3125; PHYS 1301/1101 and PHYS 1302/1102 recommended.

4427 Herpetology
Classification, anatomy, life history, and distribution of reptiles and amphibians with special emphasis on local forms. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

4429 Mammalogy
Classification, distribution, life histories, economic importance, techniques of field study, methods of collection, and preservation of mammals. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

4430 Parasitology
Introduction to parasitism with special reference to human and other vertebrate hosts. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

4431 Ichthyology
Classification, anatomy, life history, and distribution of fishes, with special emphasis on local fresh water forms. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.



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