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									Students who
complete this
program of
studies will be                                                                          UA/
able to:          (fill in Program SLOs below):         PC   I/TL ML   SI      EC   CC   H
                  1. Demonstrate an understanding
                  of Evolution by Natural Selection
                  (SI1, 4)                                             1,4

                  2. Analyze and interpret (evaluate)
                  experimental data in order to
                  determine relationships between
                  biological processes. (SI1,3,5)                      1,3,5
                  3. Apply the Scientific Method to
                  experimental design and data
                  analysis (SI1,2,3)                                   1,2,3
                  4. Examine the homeostatic
                  processes within living cells and
                  organisms (SI1,5)                                    1,5
                  5. Demonstrate an understanding
                  of modern systematic principles.
                  (SI1,5)                                              1,2,5

                  6. Predict how changes in biotic
                  and abiotic components affect
                  ecosystem dynamics (SI1,2,5)                         x
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Productive Citizenry
Identify and analyze
ethical problems or
dilemmas as well as
identify and describe
those involved.
Demonstrate academic
integrity.
Comprehend and apply
the rights,
responsibilities, and
privileges required of an
informed citizen in a
democratic society.
Demonstrate an
understanding of civic,
social, and
environmental issues.
Analyze, apply, and
practice healthy lifestyle
choices.
Apply principles of
personal financial
planning and
management.

Understanding of the
Arts and Humanities
Analyze and evaluate
music as well as the
visual and performing
arts.
Demonstrate basic
knowledge of the arts,
literature, history, and
philosophy.
Utilize knowledge of
history and philosophy
in decision-making.

Develop creative
expression.
Informational and
Technological Literacy

Utilize basic computer
applications effectively
when performing tasks
that necessitate
computer use.

Conduct research,
critically assess, utilize,
and cite information.

Synthesize, integrate,
and contextualize
multiple outside sources
with individual voice,
analysis, or position.

Cultural Competence
Demonstrate knowledge
of one’s own culture as
well as others.

Demonstrate the ability
to interact effectively
within and across
cultures.
Analyze and describe
the impact religion,
mass media, politics,
economics, technology,
environment, and
history has on society.


Demonstrate the ability
to communicate
effectively in a language
other than one’s own.




Effective
Communication
Apply oral
communication skills in
order to maintain
relationships, articulate
perspectives, and solve
problems within
interpersonal, small
group, and public
contexts.

Apply listening skills in
order to understand,
analyze, and evaluate
messages and to
empathize with and
support others.

Read critically and
analytically, identifying
central arguments and
lines of reasoning in a
number of different
kinds of texts.

Demonstrate autonomy
as writers by making
effective rhetorical
choices regarding point
of view, tone, and voice
in relation to audience
and purpose.
Use logical, ethical, and
emotional appeals,
avoiding logical
fallacies in thought and
language and utilizing a
variety of rhetorical
strategies.




Mathematical Literacy

Apply mathematical
principles to solve
problems effectively in
science, business, and
everyday life.
Demonstrate a sense of
number to make
informed decisions,
estimate orders of
magnitude, read a chart
or a graph, and follow
an argument based on
numerical evidence.

Apply statistical
numeracy by making
sensible estimates, use a
commonsense approach
when using data to
support an argument,
and judiciously apply
averages and
percentages.


Scientific Inquiry
Analyze and apply the
principles of the social,
behavioral, physical,
and natural sciences.

Apply scientific
methods of inquiry and
analysis through critical
reading, research, and
experimentation.
Employ quantitative
reasoning to solve
problems and justify
conclusions with
reasoned and
scientifically sound
argument.
Distinguish between
unverifiable beliefs and
the knowledge gained
through the objectivity
of science.
Correctly analyze and
assess cause and effect
relationships in natural
phenomena.
COURSE       SLO



             Examine characteristics of organisms observed and predict the adaptive value of those traits.
105      1

             Draw depictions of oceanographic conditions and describe the affect of these conditions on the
             distribution of plants and animals in ocean basins
110      1

             Given several specific resources, explain the relationship between the use of those resources
112      1   and their associated impact(s) on the environment.
         2   Describe the components of an ecosystem
             Diagram the pathway for energy as it enters the biosphere, is fixed by autotrophs, moves
         3   within and between trophic levels and finally exits to the atmosphere.

114      1   Students will be able to identify the major Biological Events in Geological Time
         2   Students will be able to calculate allele frequencies from population data

             Define and distinguish between the scientific method of investigation and other ways of
118      1   knowing things.
         2   List at least three types of evidence that have lead to the Theory of Organic Evolution.

             Given an observation of a disruption in homeostasis, student will be able to identify the three
         3   parts of the negative feedback involved, and how homeostasis is restored in the body.
             Describe the physiological effects of long-term sympathetic nervous system stimulation on the
         4   human body.

120      1   Be able to define the terms diffusion and osmosis.
             Be able to explain the relationship between molecular weight and the rate of a molecule's
         2   diffusion.
             Be able to describe how the solute concentration, inside of a cell, effects the rate (speed) of
         3   osmosis.
             Be able to define the following terms: concentration gradient, selectively permeable
         4   membrane, hypertonic, hypotonic, isotonic, and homeostasis.
             Be able to describe how the solute concentration, inside of a cell, effects the rate
         4   (speed) of osmosis.

140      1    Explain the interrelationship between structure and function.
             Trace the pathway of blood through the heart and identify the relative oxygen content of the
         2   blood in each chamber.
             Compare and identify the developmental outcomes of the three cell layers in the embryonic
         3   inner cell mass.

141      1   Describe factors that contribute to denaturation in enzymes
             Given an observation of a disruption in homeostasis, student will be able to identify the body
             receptor, control center, and effector involved, and using this information to draw a diagram
         2   and write a statement as to how the body restores homeostasis.
             Describe the physiological effects of long-term sympathetic nervous system stimulation on five
         3   organ systems.
          Given an observation, student will write a hypothesis, design an experiment with control and
          experimental variables, collect and analyze data, graph the results, and interpret the result in
142   1   the terms of the experimental question.
      2   Define systolic and diastolic pressure
          Construct and label Cartesian graphs, frequencytables, pie charts and scatter plot graphs, given
      3   a table of data with two variables.

144   1   Define tissue.
      2   Describe two types of tissue: Epithelial and connecctive.
      3   Differentiate between two types of tissues.
          Observe a tissue sample and based on appearance and characteristics, identify wheather
      4   epithelial or connective. Name sub type.

          Students will be able to list types of membrane proteins according to their functions.
144   1
          Using a 1-2 sentences, students will be able to describe the functions of membrane
      2   proteins
          Students will be able to apply information on membrane proteins to discuss locations
          of these proteins. i.e. mention for each protein whether it’s peripheral or integral.
      3

145   1   Define Dalton's law of partial pressure.

      2   Describe gas diffusion during respiratory stages according to Dalton's law of partial pressure.
          3. Apply the concept of Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressure to specific situations that can
          be explained by using this concept, like deviation from normal gas diffusion under
      3   altered parameters.

152   1   create a pure culture from a mixed bacterial sample
      2   perform a successful Gram stain
      3   identify cell shape and arrangement of a bacterial sample



180   1   Define and distinguish between the Scientific method and other ways of knowing things
      2   understand the theory of organic evolution
      3   understand the importance of the sun's energy to life on earth

198       <Supervised Tutoring>: will be assessed when offered-- not currently being offered
          Students will be able to recognize essential skills and content and apply them to a related
      1   Biology course.

199       <Special Projects>: will be assessed when offered-- not currently being offered
          Students will be able to identify, examine, and assess a component in the field of Biology in a
      1   study of individualized content.

215   1   Calculate the mean and standard deviation of a set of data
      2   Make and interpret the meaning of a histogram
      3   Understand the meaning of probability
      4   State the definition of a P-value
      5   Correctly use the term "statistically significant"
      6   Recognize the situations where different statistical tests covered in class are used



230   1   Students will be able to describe and diagram the process of Iron uptake in Eukaryotic Cells
          Students will be able to analyze an article from the Primary Literature and participate in a
      2   direct-discussion the data presented in the article

          Enzyme Activity Lab Exercise

      3   Students will collect and analyze qualitative data on the effect of pH on Sucrase activity.
          Students will formulate general conclusions about enzyme activity and structure based on
      4   qualitative data.

      5   Students will analyze quantitative data on the effect of Temperature on Amylase activity
          Students will formulate general conclusions about enzyme activity and structure based on
      6   quantitative data.
          Construction and Cloning of a Recombinant DNA Laboratory
          Students will analyze plasmid vector and insert sequence size and restriction data and produce
      7   a composite map of the ligated construct
          Students will create a flowchart of a written Transformation protocol and apply that protocol in
      8   Module 2.

      9   Students will demonstrate an understanding of the role of Controls in Transformation protocols
          Enzyme Activity Lab Exercise
          1. Students will analyze quantitative data on the effect of Temperature on Amylase
          activity
          2. Students will formulate general conclusions about enzyme activity and structure
          based on quantitative data.
          Construction and Cloning of a Recombinant DNA Laboratory
          1. Students will analyze plasmid vector and insert sequence size and restriction data
          and produce a composite map of the ligated construct
          2. Students will create a flowchart of a written Transformation protocol
          3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the role of Controls in
          Transformation protocols

240   1   Sketch and explain the cycle of nutrients in the ecosystem and flow of energy
          Outline the history of life on earth and sketch the tree of life, showing major evolutionary
      2   events;
          List and explain the functions of the major body systems in plants and animals and their role in
      3   homeostasis and metabolism
          Describe how evolution works by the process of natural selection and how this explains both
      4   the unity and diversity of life

          Selected Topics in Biology (Basic Skills): will be assessed when offered-- not currently being
298       offered
          Students will be able to describe, distinguish and apply components of Biology within a
      1   specialized topic in the field of Biology
299 A       Selected Topics in Biology (A-Associate Degree applicable; B-Baccalaureate-CSU transfer): will
&B          be assessed when offered-- not currently being offered
            Students will be able to describe, distinguish and apply components of Biology within a
        1   specialized topic in the field of Biology
x

x
x
COURSE                                  SLO                                     Assessment Method, Item

         1.Draw depictions of oceanographic conditions and describe the
 105     affect of these conditions on the distribution of plants and        Essay question on midterm exam
         animals in ocean basins

         1.Examine characteristics of organisms observed and predict the
 110                                                                         Multiple Choice Exam questions
         adaptive value of those traits.

         1. Given several specific resources, explain the relationship
         between the use of those resources and their associated                     Exam questions
 112     impact(s) on the environment.
         2. Describe the components of an ecosystem                                  Exam questions

         3. Diagram the pathway for energy as it enters the biosphere, is
         fixed by autotrophs, moves within and between trophic levels                Exam questions
         and finally exits to the atmosphere.


 114                                                                                    Time
         1. Students will be able to identify the major Biological Events in Geological Exam Questions
         2. Students will be able to calculate allele frequencies from population data Exam Questions


         1. Define and distinguish between the scientific method of
                                                                                     Discussion Board
         investigation and other ways of knowing things.
 118
         2. List at least three types of evidence that have lead to the
                                                                                     Exam Questions
         Theory of Organic Evolution.
         3. Given an observation of a disruption in homeostasis,
         student will be able to identify the three parts of the
                                                                                     Exam Questions
         negative feedback involved, and how homeostasis is
         restored in the body.
         4. Describe the physiological effects of long-term
         sympathetic nervous system stimulation on the human                         Exam Questions
         body.

 120     1.Be able to define the terms diffusion and osmosis.                    Test and Quiz questions
         2. Be able to explain the relationship between molecular weight
                                                                                 Test and Quiz questions
         and the rate of a molecule's diffusion.
         3. Be able to define the following terms: concentration gradient,
         selectively permeable membrane, hypertonic, hypotonic,
         isotonic, and homeostasis.
         4. Be able to describe how the solute concentration, inside of a
                                                                                 Test and Quiz questions
         cell, effects the rate (speed) of osmosis.

 140     1. Explain the interrelationship between structure and function.    In Class Activity/Essay Questions
      2. Trace the pathway of blood through the heart and identify the
                                                                                   Test Questions
      relative oxygen content of the blood in each chamber.

      3.Compare and identify the developmental outcomes of the
                                                                                   Test Questions
      three cell layers in the embryonic inner cell mass.


      1. Describe factors that contribute to denaturation in enzymes                    Test
141

      2.Given an observation of a disruption in homeostasis, student
      will be able to identify the body receptor, control center, and
                                                                                        Test
      effector involved, and using this information to draw a diagram
      and write a statement as to how the body restores homeostasis.

      3. Describe the physiological effects of long-term sympathetic
                                                                                        Test
      nervous system stimulation on five organ systems.



      1. Given an observation, student will write a hypothesis, design
      an experiment with control and experimental variables, collect
                                                                                    Term paper
      and analyze data, graph the results, and interpret the result in
      the terms of the experimental question.
142
      2. Define systolic and diastolic pressure                                         Test
      3. Construct and label Cartesian graphs, frequencytables, pie
      charts and scatter plot graphs, given a table of data with two                    Test
      variables.

      1. Students will be able to list types of membrane proteins         Exam Question
144   according to their functions.
      2. Using a 1-2 sentences, students will be able to describe the     Exam Question
      functions of membrane proteins
      3.Students will be able to apply information on membrane            Exam Question
      proteins to discuss locations of these proteins. i.e. mention for
      each protein whether it’s peripheral or integral.



      1. Define Dalton's law of partial pressure and name gaseous         Lecture exam question
      components of air and write them according to Dalton's law of
145   partial pressure.
      2. Describe gas diffusion during respiratory stages according to    Lecture exam question, Exam # 3.
      Dalton's law of partial pressure.
      3. Apply the concept of Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressure to         Lecture exam question, Exam # 3.
      specific situations that can be explained by using this concept,
      like deviation from normal gas diffusion under altered
      parameters.
                                                                                      unknown #2 assignment
            1. create a pure culture from a mixed bacterial sample
    152                                                                                     (isolation)
                                                                                  unknown #1 assignment (staining
            2. perform a successful Gram stain
                                                                                         and morphologic)
                                                                                  unknown #1 assignment (staining
            3. identify cell shape and arrangement of a bacterial sample
                                                                                         and morphologic)

     180                                                                                Essay analysis
             1.Define and distinguish between the Scientific method and other way of knowing things.
First offered2. Understand the theory of organic evolution.                            Written essays.
             3. Understand the importance of the sun's energy to life on
  Fall 2010 earth.                                                                    Diagram and label.


    198     <Supervised Tutoring>
            Students will be able to recognize essential skills and content and
                                                                                          Student Survey
            apply them to a related Biology course.

    199     <Special Projects>
            Students will be able to identify, examine, and assess a
                                                                                     Reports, exams, essays, or
            component in the field of Biology in a study of individualized
                                                                                            portfolios.
            content.


            1. Calculate the mean and standard deviation of a set of data                  Quiz question
    215
            2. Make and interpret the meaning of a histogram                                 Final exam
            3. Understand the meaning of probability                                       Exam question
            4. State the definition of a P-value                                            Quiz question
            5. Correctly use the term "statistically significant"                          Exam question
            6. Recognize the situations where different statistical tests         Series of exam questions scored
            covered in class are used                                                         together

           1. Students will be able to describe and diagram the process of
    230                                                                           Problem Solving Essay on Exam
           Iron uptake in Eukaryotic Cells
           2. Students will be able to analyze an article from the Primary
   First                                                                           Directed Discussion during 1-2
           Literature and participate in a direct-discussion the data
  offered presented in the article                                                         class sessions.
 Fall 2010 Enzyme Activity Lab Exercise
           1. Students will analyze quantitative data on the effect of
                                                                                  Lab Test #1 - Selected questions
           Temperature on Amylase activity

            2. Students will formulate general conclusions about enzyme
                                                                                  Lab Test #1 - Selected questions
            activity and structure based on quantitative data.

            Construction and Cloning of a Recombinant DNA Laboratory
            1. Students will analyze plasmid vector and insert sequence size
            and restriction data and produce a composite map of the ligated               Homework: Restriction Map
            construct
            2. Students will create a flowchart of a written Transformation
                                                                                              Homework: Flowchart
            protocol
            3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the role of
                                                                                        Lab Test #2 - Selected Questions
            Controls in Transformation protocols

   240    1.     Sketch and explain the cycle of nutrients in the ecosystem and flow of energy; Essay analysis
  First
 offered 2.                                                                                       Written essays.
                 Outline the history of life on earth and sketch the tree of life, showing major evolutionary events;
Fall 2010 3.                                                                                  Diagram and label.
                 List and explain the functions of major body systems in plants and animals and their role in homeostasis and metabolism
            4.                                                                                    Lab both
                 Describe how evolution works by the process of natural selection and how this explains quiz the unity and diversity of lif


      298   Selected Topics in Biology (Basic Skills)
            Students will be able to describe, distinguish and apply
                                                                                           Reports, exams, essays, or
            components of Biology within a specialized topic in the field of
                                                                                                  portfolios.
            Biology

299 A & B Selected Topics in Biology (A-Associate Degree applicable; B-Baccalaureate-CSU transfer)
          Students will be able to describe, distinguish and apply
                                                                               Reports, exams, essays, or
          components of Biology within a specialized topic in the field of
                                                                                      portfolios.
          Biology
            4                                                                          Students will formulate general
                                                                                       conclusions about enzyme activity
                                                                                       and structure based on quantitative
                                                                                       data.
                                                                                       Construction and Cloning of a
                                                                                       Recombinant DNA Laboratory
            5                                                                          Students will analyze plasmid vector
                                                                                       and insert sequence size and
                                                                                       restriction data and produce a
                                                                                       composite map of the ligated
                                                                                       construct
            6
                                                                                       Students will create a flowchart of a
                                                                                       written Transformation protocol and
                                                                                       apply that protocol in Module 2.
            7
                                                                                       Students will demonstrate an
                                                                                       understanding of the role of Controls
                                                                                       in Transformation protocols

                                                                                       Students will be able to describe and
                                                                                       diagram the process of Iron uptake in
230         1                                                                          Eukaryotic Cells
                Students will be able to analyze an
                article from the Primary Literature
                and participate in a direct-discussion
            2   the data presented in the article

            3   Enzyme Activity Lab Exercise
                Students will collect and analyze
                qualitative data on the effect of pH
            4   on Sucrase activity.
                Students will formulate general
                conclusions about enzyme activity
                and structure based on qualitative
            5   data.
                Students will analyze quantitative
                data on the effect of Temperature on
            6   Amylase activity
                Students will formulate general
                conclusions about enzyme activity
                and structure based on quantitative
                data.
                Construction and Cloning of a
            7   Recombinant DNA Laboratory
                Students will analyze plasmid vector
                and insert sequence size and
                restriction data and produce a
                composite map of the ligated
            8   construct

                Students will create a flowchart of a
                written Transformation protocol and
            9   apply that protocol in Module 2.

                Students will demonstrate an
                understanding of the role of Controls
                in Transformation protocols

                Sketch and explain the cycle of
                nutrients in the ecosystem and flow
240         1   of energy

                Outline the history of life on earth
                and sketch the tree of life, showing
            2   major evolutionary events;
                List and explain the functions of the
                major body systems in plants and
                animals and their role in homeostasis
            3   and metabolism
                Describe how evolution works by the
                process of natural selection and how
                this explains both the unity and
            4   diversity of life

                Selected Topics in Biology (Basic
      298
                Skills)
            1
                Students will be able to describe,
                distinguish and apply components of
                Biology within a specialized topic in
                the field of Biology

                Selected Topics in Biology (A-
299 A & B       Associate Degree applicable; B-
                Baccalaureate-CSU transfer)
            1
                Students will be able to describe,
                distinguish and apply components of
                Biology within a specialized topic in
                the field of Biology
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      Lab Report & Lab Test




     Homework: Restriction
           Map
      Homework: Flowchart
      Application: Perform
        Transformation



    Lab Activity Questions and
             Lab Test


    Problem Solving Essay on
             Exam
Directed Discussion during
    1-2 class sessions.




Lab Activity, Lab Report &
         Lab Test


  Lab Report & Lab Test


Lab Activity, Lab Report &
         Lab Test


  Lab Report & Lab Test




 Homework: Restriction
       Map
  Homework: Flowchart
  Application: Perform
    Transformation



Lab Activity Questions and
         Lab Test


      Essay analysis



     Written essays.



   Diagram and label.
Reports, exams, essays, or
       portfolios.




Reports, exams, essays, or
       portfolios.
                                                                       Spring             Spring             Spring             Spring             Spring
COURSE       SLO                                             Fall 2008 2009     Fall 2009 2010     Fall 2010 2011     Fall 2011 2012     Fall 2012 2013
             Examine characteristics of organisms
             observed and predict the adaptive value of
             those traits.
105      1                                                                                x

             Draw depictions of oceanographic
             conditions and describe the affect of these
             conditions on the distribution of plants and
             animals in ocean basins
110      1                                                             ASP


             Given several specific resources, explain the
             relationship between the use of those
             resources and their associated impact(s) on
112      1   the environment.

         2   Describe the components of an ecosystem

             Diagram the pathway for energy as it enters
             the biosphere, is fixed by autotrophs, moves
             within and between trophic levels and
         3   finally exits to the atmosphere.


             Students will be able to identify the major
114      1   Biological Events in Geological Time
             Students will be able to calculate allele
         2   frequencies from population data

             Define and distinguish between the
             scientific method of investigation and other
118      1   ways of knowing things.                                   x
             List at least three types of evidence that
             have lead to the Theory of Organic
         2   Evolution.                                                x
             Given an observation of a disruption in
             homeostasis, student will be able to identify
             the three parts of the negative feedback
             involved, and how homeostasis is restored
         3   in the body.                                              x
             Describe the physiological effects of long-
             term sympathetic nervous system
         4   stimulation on the human body.                            x

             Be able to define the terms diffusion and
120      1   osmosis.                                    ASP
             Be able to explain the relationship between
             molecular weight and the rate of a
         2   molecule's diffusion.                       ASP
          Be able to describe how the solute
          concentration, inside of a cell, effects the
      3   rate (speed) of osmosis.                       ASP
          Be able to define the following terms:
          concentration gradient, selectively
          permeable membrane, hypertonic,
      4   hypotonic, isotonic, and homeostasis.          ASP

          Be able to describe how the solute
          concentration, inside of a cell, effects
      4
          the rate (speed) of osmosis.                   X

           Explain the interrelationship between
140   1   structure and function.
          Trace the pathway of blood through the
          heart and identify the relative oxygen
      2   content of the blood in each chamber.          ASP

          Compare and identify the developmental
          outcomes of the three cell layers in the
      3   embryonic inner cell mass.                           x

          Describe factors that contribute to
141   1   denaturation in enzymes                              x
          Given an observation of a disruption in
          homeostasis, student will be able to identify
          the body receptor, control center, and
          effector involved, and using this information
          to draw a diagram and write a statement as
      2   to how the body restores homeostasis.         ASP
          Describe the physiological effects of long-
          term sympathetic nervous system
      3   stimulation on five organ systems.                   x


          Given an observation, student will write a
          hypothesis, design an experiment with
          control and experimental variables, collect
          and analyze data, graph the results, and
          interpret the result in the terms of the
142   1   experimental question.                       ASP
      2   Define systolic and diastolic pressure               x
          Construct and label Cartesian graphs,
          frequencytables, pie charts and scatter plot
          graphs, given a table of data with two
      3   variables.                                           x

144   1   Define tissue.                                           x
          Describe two types of tissue: Epithelial and
      2   connecctive.                                             x
      3    Differentiate between two types of tissues.           x
          Observe a tissue sample and based on
          appearance and characteristics, identify
          wheather epithelial or connective. Name
      4   sub type.                                              x
          Students will be able to list types of
          membrane proteins according to their
144   1   functions.                                             x
          Using a 1-2 sentences, students will be
          able to describe the functions of
      2   membrane proteins                                      x
          Students will be able to apply
          information on membrane proteins to
          discuss locations of these proteins. i.e.
          mention for each protein whether it’s
          peripheral or integral.
      3                                                          x

145   1   Define Dalton's law of partial pressure.           x
          Describe gas diffusion during respiratory
          stages according to Dalton's law of partial
      2   pressure.                                          x

          Apply the concept of Dalton’s Law of
          Partial Pressure to specific situations
          that can be explained by using this
          concept, like deviation from normal gas
      3   diffusion under altered parameters.                x

          create a pure culture from a mixed bacterial
152   1   sample                                       ASP
      2   perform a successful Gram stain              ASP
          identify cell shape and arrangement of a
      3   bacterial sample                             ASP

          Define and distinguish between the
          Scientific method and other ways of
180   1   knowing things                                             x

      2   understand the theory of organic evolution                 x
          understand the importance of the sun's
      3   energy to life on earth                                    x


          <Supervised Tutoring>: will be assessed
198       when offered-- not currently being offered
          Students will be able to recognize essential
          skills and content and apply them to a
      1   related Biology course.
          <Special Projects>: will be assessed when
199       offered-- not currently being offered

          Students will be able to identify, examine,
          and assess a component in the field of
      1   Biology in a study of individualized content.

          Calculate the mean and standard deviation
215   1   of a set of data                                ASP   x
          Make and interpret the meaning of a
      2   histogram                                             x
      3   Understand the meaning of probability                 x
      4   State the definition of a P-value                     x
          Correctly use the term "statistically
      5   significant"                                          x

          Recognize the situations where different
      6   statistical tests covered in class are used           x

          Students will be able to describe and
          diagram the process of Iron uptake in
230   1   Eukaryotic Cells                                          x
          Students will be able to analyze an article
          from the Primary Literature and participate
          in a direct-discussion the data presented in
      2   the article                                               x

          Enzyme Activity Lab Exercise

          Students will collect and analyze qualitative
      3   data on the effect of pH on Sucrase activity.             x
          Students will formulate general conclusions
          about enzyme activity and structure based
      4   on qualitative data.                                      x
          Students will analyze quantitative data on
          the effect of Temperature on Amylase
      5   activity                                                  x
          Students will formulate general conclusions
          about enzyme activity and structure based
      6   on quantitative data.                                     x
          Construction and Cloning of a Recombinant
          DNA Laboratory
          Students will analyze plasmid vector and
          insert sequence size and restriction data
          and produce a composite map of the ligated
      7   construct                                     x
          Students will create a flowchart of a written
          Transformation protocol and apply that
      8   protocol in Module 2.                         x
          Students will demonstrate an understanding
          of the role of Controls in Transformation
      9   protocols                                  x
          Enzyme Activity Lab Exercise
          1. Students will analyze quantitative
          data on the effect of Temperature on
          Amylase activity                                  x

          2. Students will formulate general
          conclusions about enzyme activity and
          structure based on quantitative data.             x
          Construction and Cloning of a
          Recombinant DNA Laboratory

          1. Students will analyze plasmid vector
          and insert sequence size and restriction
          data and produce a composite map of
          the ligated construct                             x

          2. Students will create a flowchart of a
          written Transformation protocol
                                                            x

          3. Students will demonstrate an
          understanding of the role of Controls in
          Transformation protocols
                                                            x


          Sketch and explain the cycle of nutrients in
240   1   the ecosystem and flow of energy                  x
          Outline the history of life on earth and
          sketch the tree of life, showing major
      2   evolutionary events;                              x

          List and explain the functions of the major
          body systems in plants and animals and
      3   their role in homeostasis and metabolism          x

          Describe how evolution works by the
          process of natural selection and how this
      4   explains both the unity and diversity of life     x

          Selected Topics in Biology (Basic Skills): will
          be assessed when offered-- not currently
298       being offered

          Students will be able to describe, distinguish
          and apply components of Biology within a
      1   specialized topic in the field of Biology
            Selected Topics in Biology (A-Associate
            Degree applicable; B-Baccalaureate-CSU
299 A       transfer): will be assessed when offered--
&B          not currently being offered

            Students will be able to describe, distinguish
            and apply components of Biology within a
        1   specialized topic in the field of Biology
          Spring             Spring   Fall   Spring
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