Course Descriptions

The Course Descriptions catalog describes all undergraduate and graduate courses offered by Michigan State University. The searches below only return course versions Fall 2000 and forward. Please refer to the Archived Course Descriptions for versions prior to Fall 2000.

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ISB 200  History of Life

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
((MTH 103 or concurrently) or (MTH 110 or concurrently) or (MTH 116 or concurrently) or (LB 118 or concurrently) or (MTH 124 or concurrently) or (MTH 132 or concurrently) or (MTH 201 or concurrently) or (STT 200 or concurrently) or (STT 201 or concurrently)) or designated score on Mathematics Placement test
Description:
Life from its origin to the dawn of human history. Living things as both the products of evolutionary processes and as a major force driving evolution and altering the environment of planet earth.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - Open


ISB 201  Insects, Globalization, and Sustainability

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
((MTH 103 or concurrently) or (MTH 110 or concurrently) or (MTH 116 or concurrently) or (LB 118 or concurrently) or (MTH 112 or concurrently) or (MTH 124 or concurrently) or (MTH 132 or concurrently) or (MTH 201 or concurrently) or (STT 200 or concurrently) or (STT 201 or concurrently)) or designated score on Mathematics Placement test
Description:
The relationship between insects, human society, and the environment with an emphasis on ecological and evolutionary processes. Critical evaluation of current regional and global environmental problems and how they are effecting the development of a sustainable society.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - Open


ISB 201L  Insects, Globalization, and Sustainability Laboratory

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 2   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 1   Lab Hours: 2
Prerequisite:
ISB 201 or concurrently
Description:
Problem-based learning activities involved with observing, hypothesizing, experimenting, and analysis of data related to environmental science.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - Open


ISB 202  Applications of Environmental and Organismal Biology

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
((MTH 103 or concurrently) or (MTH 110 or concurrently) or (MTH 116 or concurrently) or (LB 118 or concurrently) or (MTH 112 or concurrently) or (MTH 124 or concurrently) or (MTH 132 or concurrently) or (MTH 201 or concurrently) or (STT 200 or concurrently) or (STT 201 or concurrently)) or designated score on Mathematics Placement test
Description:
Historical and recent development of ideas about behavior, ecological, and evolutionary processes. Critical evaluation of the use and misuse of human understanding of nature, emphasizing recent findings.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - Open


ISB 204  Applications of Biomedical Sciences

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
((MTH 103 or concurrently) or (MTH 110 or concurrently) or (MTH 116 or concurrently) or (LB 118 or concurrently) or (MTH 124 or concurrently) or (MTH 132 or concurrently) or (MTH 201 or concurrently) or (STT 200 or concurrently) or (STT 201 or concurrently)) or designated score on Mathematics Placement test
Description:
Historical and recent development of knowledge about cellular developmental or genetic processes. Critical evaluation of the use and misuse of scientific discoveries in these areas.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - Open


ISB 208L  Applications in Biological Science Laboratory

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 2   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 1   Lab Hours: 2
Prerequisite:
(ISB 202 or concurrently) or (ISB 204 or concurrently)
Description:
Problem solving activities based on observation and interpretation of selected biological systems.
Semester Alias:
ISB 202L, ISB 204L
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - Open