ABI 102: Animal Biochemistry and Metabolism I (5 units)
Lecture (4 hours); discussion (1 hour). Prerequisites: Chemistry 2A-2B and 8A-8B or 118A, 118B. Topics covered: 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 BIS 102. Fall quarters. Enrollment projected to be 450-500 students
ANS 15: Introductory Horse Husbandry (3 units)
Lecture (3 hours). Introduction to care and use of light horses emphasizing the basic principles for selection of horses, responsibilities of ownership, recreational use and raising of foals. GE credit: SciEng | QL, SE, VL. Winter quarters. Enrollment projected to be 100-120 students.
ABG 290: Seminar in Animal Biology (1 unit)
Seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: graduate standing. Seminar on advanced topics in animal biology. Presentation class, in which students learn how to present Lightning Talks, Chalk Talks, and Formal Talks.
Guide to Abbreviations:
SciEng: Courses with this topic breadth component provide students with knowledge of major scientific ideas and applications. They seek to communicate the scope, power, limitations and appeal of science.
QL: Quantitative Literacy. This core literacy area is required to provide students with an understanding of quantitative reasoning and skills for evaluating claims and knowledge generated through quantitative methods.
SE: Science and Engineering Literacy. This core literacy is requires to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental ways scientists approach problems and generate new knowledge, and an understanding of how scientific findings relate to other disciplines and to public policy.
VL: Visual Literacy. This core literacy component provides students with the analytical skills they need to understand how still and moving images, art and architecture, illustrations accompanying written text, graphs and charts, and other visual embodiments of ideas inform and persuade people. Coursework stresses communication of subject through visual means as well as the need to use analytical skills to be a thoughtful conveyer and/or consumer of visual messages.