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BIO-109   Biology of Reproduction3 credits

Corequisites: BIO-109L

This course provides an overview of major topics in reproductive biology that include sex differentiation, male and female anatomy, environmental factors that influence reproduction, contraception, and the hormonal control of different stages of reproduction such as puberty (sexual maturation), reproductive cycles, pregnancy and childbirth. The course primarily focuses on human reproduction but other animal groups will be discussed when appropriate. NOTE: When the laboratory (BIO-109L)is offered with this course, it is a required corequisite course; the combination of the lecture and laboratory will fulfill the laboratory requirement of the human biology and natural science minors.

BIO-109L   Biology of Reproduction Laboratory1 credit

Corequisites: BIO-109

This laboratory course may or may not be scheduled along with the BIO-109 lecture. When the laboratory is scheduled with the lecture, it is a required corequisite course.