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Pre-Med Classes

Year-long science classes in ten weeks

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BISC 1403 R21 - Introduction to Biology I Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 5:45 - 8 p.m.

An introduction to the biology of flowering plants and a systematic study of the major animal phyla involving aspects of their biology which suit them to their environment. Emphasizes the life support systems of mammals and humans, and addresses interactions among organisms; as well as between them and their environment. (Prereq: Introduction to Biology I; Coreq: Introduction to Biology II lab). BISC 1403 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11194
Instructor: Gault
3 credits


BISC 1404 R21 - Introduction to Biology II Lecture
Cancelled


BISC 1413 R21 - Introduction to Biology I Lab
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 8 - 9:30 p.m.

A laboratory course designed to illustrate topics discussed in BISC 1403. Lab fee. (Coreq: Introduction to Biology I lecture). BISC 1413 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11195
Instructor: Gault
2 credits


BISC 1414 R21 - Introduction to Biology II Lab
Cancelled


BISC 2539 R21 - General Genetics Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A study of the gene in all its aspects; its structure, its informational nature; how this information is inherited unchanged; how this information is expressed in terms of an organism's structure and function; how this information can be altered; and how expression of this information is regulated so that environmentally appropriate responses are made. The unifying position of genetics in the study of biology is emphasized. (Coreq: General Genetics lab). BISC 2539 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11197
Instructor: Dubrovsky
3 credits


BISC 2549 R21 - General Genetics Lab
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

A laboratory course designed for a hands-on experience in the usage of various scientific methodologies and experiments in the field of basic genetics. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Genetics lecture). BISC 2549 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11198
Instructor: Dubrovsky
2 credits


BISC 3132 R21 - Human Physiology Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The basics of human body functions from cellular to organ system levels. A review of the general principles of whole body regulation is included. Internal responses to various physical stresses will also be discussed. (Prereq: Introduction to Biology II and General Chemistry II; Coreq: Human Physiology Lab). BISC 3132 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11201
Instructor: Sankar
3 credits


BISC 3142 R21 - Human Physiology Lab
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

Laboratory exercises demonstrating principles of the human cardiovascular, nervous, respiratory, and urinary systems. Brief review of human anatomy and histology. An introduction to some of the diagnostic instrumentation and procedures used in medicine. Lab fee. (Coreq: Human Physiology Lecture). BISC 3142 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11202
Instructor: Sankar
2 credits


BISC 3221 R21 - Human Anatomy Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

A lecture course which examines cell, tissue, and gross anatomy of the major organ systems of the human body as they relate to life processes in health and disease. (Prereq: Introduction to Biology II; Coreq: Human Anatomy Lab). BISC 3221 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 11216
Instructor: Frank
3 credits


BISC 3231 R21 - Human Anatomy Lab
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A laboratory course employing slides, models, and gross dissection to study the structure of the major organ systems of the human body. Lab fee. (Coreq: Human Anatomy Lecture). BISC 3231 R21 syllabus.

CR: 11217
Instructor: Frank
2 credits


BISC 3521 R21 - Biochemistry
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

A lecture course on the principles of biochemistry. Topics include the chemistry and function of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids; enzymology; metabolism; bioenergetics; and gene structure and function. (Prereq: Introduction to Biology II, Organic Chemistry II, Instructor recommended prereq: Genetics). BISC 3521 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 11218
Instructor: Wei
3 credits


CHEM 1321 R11 - General Chemistry I Lecture
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A course covering the fundamental laws and theories of chemistry including chemical equations, atomic structure, gas laws, and chemical bonding. (Coreq: General Chemistry I Lab)

CRN: 11239
Instructor: Padro Martinez
4 credits


CHEM 1322 R21 - General Chemistry II Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 1321, including kinetics, equilibrium, elementary thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. (Prereq: General Chemistry I Lecture; Coreq: General Chemistry II Lab). CHEM 1322 R21 syllabus.

Closed
Instructor: Firooznia
4 credits


CHEM 1331 R21 - General Chemistry I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Rose Hill: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1321. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Chemistry I Lecture)

CRN: 11240
Instructor: Beer
2 credits


CHEM 1331 R22 - General Chemistry I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Rose Hill: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1321. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Chemistry I Lecture)

CRN: 11242
Instructor: Srinivas
2 credits


CHEM 1332 R21 - General Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 22 - August 11, 2020
Rose Hill: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1322. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Prereq: General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: General Chemistry II Lecture)

Closed
Instructor: Beer
2 credits


CHEM 1332 R22 - General Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 22 - August 11, 2020
Rose Hill: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1322. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Prereq: General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: General Chemistry II Lecture)

Closed
Instructor: Padro Martinez
2 credits


CHEM 2521 R11 - Organic Chemistry I Lecture
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

An introduction to bonding, structure, and reactivity of organic compounds, including aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, alkylhalides, and alcohols. Concepts include orbital hybridization, stereochemistry, equilibrium reactions, transition state theory, and kinetics. Reaction mechanisms and structure elucidation are emphasized.

CRN: 11244
Instructor: Saba
4 credits


CHEM 2522 R21 - Organic Chemistry II Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 2521. Concentrates on the chemistry of aromatic, carbonyl, and amino compounds, with particular emphasis on reaction mechanism and synthesis. Includes descriptive chemistry of biologically important molecules such as carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids. Aspects of synthetically important cycloaddition reactions will also be discussed. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture; Coreq: Organic Chemistry II Lab)

CRN: 11225
Instructor: Ciaccio
4 credits


CHEM 2541 R21 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A laboratory course introducing the students to the experimental techniques of organic chemistry. Lab fee. (Coreq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture)

Closed
Instructor: Saba
2 credits


CHEM 2541 R22 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A laboratory course introducing the students to the experimental techniques of organic chemistry. Lab fee. (Coreq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture)

CRN: 11247
Instructor: Ciaccio
2 credits


CHEM 2542 R21 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 22 - August 11, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 2541. Lab fee. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: Organic Chemistry II Lecture)

CRN: 11226
Instructor: Ciaccio
2 credits


CHEM 2542 R22 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 22 - August 11, 2020
Rose Hill: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 2541. Lab fee. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: Organic Chemistry II Lecture)

CRN: 11227
Instructor: Saba
2 credits


MATH 1206 L21 - Calculus I
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.
Can be converted to online if face to face classes are suspended.

Functions, limits, continuity, Intermediate Value Theorem, derivatives and applications, anti-derivatives, Riemann sums, definite integrals, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.

CRN: 11306
Instructor: Gu
4 credits


MATH 1206 R11 - Calculus I
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: M
TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

Functions, limits, continuity, Intermediate Value Theorem, derivatives and applications, anti-derivatives, Riemann sums, definite integrals, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. MATH 1206 R11 syllabus.

Closed
Instructor: Poor
4 credits


PHYS 1501 R11 - General Physics I Lecture
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

An introductory course in physics at the non-calculus level. A study of the basic laws of classical physics, including mechanics, heat, thermodynamics, and properties of matter. (Coreq: Physics I Lab).

Closed
Instructor: Shibayev
3 credits


PHYS 1502 R21 - General Physics II Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m..

Continuation of PHYS 1501 covering simple harmonic motion, waves, sound, electricity, and magnetism. (Prereq: General Physics I Lecture, Coreq: Physics II Lab). PHYS 1502 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 11331
Instructor: Haider
3 credits


PHYS 1511 R21 - Physics I Lab
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: MWTh, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Experiments in mechanics, heat, and thermodynamics. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Physics I Lecture)

CRN: 11354
Instructor: Fessatidis
1 credit


PHYS 1511 R22 - Physics I Lab
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: MWTh, 3 - 5 p.m.

Experiments in mechanics, heat, and thermodynamics. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Physics I Lecture). PHYS 1511 R12 syllabus.

CRN: 11356
Instructor: Fessatidis
1 credit


PHYS 1512 R21 - Physics II Lab
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: MWTh, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1511; experiments in nuclear physics, optics, waves, electricity, and magnetism. Lab fee. (Prereq: General Physics I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: General Physics II Lecture). PHYS 1512 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 11334
Instructor: Kyriakakis
1 credit


PHYS 1512 R22 - Physics II Lab
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: MWTh, 3 - 5 p.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1511; experiments in nuclear physics, optics, waves, electricity, and magnetism. Lab fee. (Prereq: General Physics I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: General Physics II Lecture). PHYS 1512 R22 syllabus.

CRN: 11332
Instructor: Minnich
1 credit


PSYC 2000 R11 - Statistics with Lab
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: MTW Lecture Th Lab, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This course covers descriptive statistics and (parametric and nonparametric) inferential statistics. It emphasizes mastery of statistical concepts and utilization of statistical software. Lab fee.

CRN: 11363
Instructor: Kim
4 credits


SOCI 1100 L11 - Introduction to Sociology
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

An introduction to sociology with a focus on its nature as a scientific discipline. The analysis of society through the use of sociological theories, concepts, and methods. This course serves as a prerequisite to all other sociology courses and seeks to stimulate students to continue to deepen their understanding of societies. Fulfills the Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum. SOCI 1100 L11 syllabus.

CRN: 11371
Instructor: Weinshenker
3 credits


SOCI 1100 R11 - Introduction to Sociology
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

An introduction to sociology with a focus on its nature as a scientific discipline. The analysis of society through the use of sociological theories, concepts, and methods. This course serves as a prerequisite to all other sociology courses and seeks to stimulate students to continue to deepen their understanding of societies. Fulfills the Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11372
Instructor: Durkin
3 credits