April 20, 2015 at 8:12 pm

Summer Courses | Tier II Applied Sciences (2AS), Online & On Campus

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Summer with the College of Arts & Sciences—Enjoy our Parks | Fill some Reqs—includes courses that can apply toward Ohio University’s general education Tier II requirements in Applied Sciences and Mathematics.

Check the Registrar’s summer course offerings site for up-to-the-minute course availability—both online and on campus.

BIOS 2200 Conservation and Biodiversity (2AS)

Molly Gurien

Molly Gurien

This online course is for non-majors. It features the modern field of conservation biology and the role of genetics, ecology, life history, and biogeography in the preservation and maintenance of biodiversity. Case studies of endangered animal and plant species are highlighted. Taught by Molly Gurien, Biological Sciences Instructor, this course is part of the Ohio: Sense of Place theme, the Sustainability Studies theme, and the Making and Breaking the Law theme.

BIOS 2210 Microbes and Humans (2AS)

This online course for non-majors is a good introduction to microbiology for allied health fields. It features the history and life of microorganisms with an emphasis on bacteria and viruses, with an overview of infectious diseases affecting human organ systems. Taught by Stephanie Miller, a visiting faculty member in Biological Sciences, this course is part of the Making and Breaking the Law theme.

BIOS 2250 Genetics in Human Society (2AS)

For non-majors, this course provides basic principles of inheritance in humans, including normal and abnormal chromosome constitutions, gene-protein interrelationships, and factors that cause mutations of genes and chromosomes. This course is part of the War and Peace theme and the Becoming Human theme.

GEOL 2310 Water and Pollution (2AS)

Dr. Dina Lopez

Dr. Dina Lopez

This online course examines the interrelationship between geologic and hydrologic principles and technology as they relate to the use of water resources and the environmental problems associated with its pollution. Sections are taught by Dr. Dina Lopez, Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences, and Dr. Eung Seok Lee, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences. It is part of the Sustainability Studies curricular theme, the Fire to iPhone theme, the Wealth and Poverty theme.

GEOG 2680 Introduction to GIS and Mapping Sciences (2AS)

Dr. Gaurav Sinha

Dr. Gaurav Sinha

This online course includes an introduction to an overview of geographic information science and the application of the mapping sciences of GIS, remote sensing, and cartography. Taught by Dr. Gaurav Sinha, Associate Professor of Geography, the course is part of the Fire to iPhone theme, the Wealth and Poverty theme, and the War and Peace theme.

PBIO 1030 Plants & People (2AS)

Dr. Sarah Wyatt

Dr. Sarah Wyatt

This online course examines the interrelationships of plants and humans from both historical and modern points of view, origins of agriculture and civilization, tropical and temperate food plants, medicinal plants, drug plants, destruction of environment, and its ultimate effect on food plants. Taught by Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, this course is part of the Food Studies theme, the Sustainability Studies theme, the Wealth and Poverty theme, and the Becoming Human theme.

PBIO 2060 Sustainable Agriculture (2AS)

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Dr. Art Trese

This course is investigates global and local agriculture with an emphasis on small scale, highly diversified agriculture and local food a synthesis of human activities. Agriculture is considered to include the production from plants of food, fiber, fuel, building materials, and medicines. Students gain direct experience with agriculture by growing an organic garden, preparing compost and testing soils, harvesting crops, seed saving and visiting local farms. Taught by Dr. Art Trese, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, this course is part of the Food Studies theme, the Sustainability Studies theme, the Wealth and Poverty theme, and the Ohio: Sense of Place theme.


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