Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
601-483-8241
1-800-MCC-THE-1

Courses

BIO 1111 Principles of Biology I Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course for non-science majors that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 1113 Principles of Biology I Lecture. Co-requisite: BIO 1113. 2 hours lab.

BIO 1113 Principles of Biology I Lecture,3 cr.
A lecture course for non-science majors that provides an introduction to the basic principles of modern biology and their relevance to modern life. Emphasis is placed on the nature and history of scientific thought, basic biological chemistry, cell structure and processes, genetics. Co-requisite: BIO 1111. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 1114 Principles of Biology I, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that provides an introduction to the basic principles of modern biology and their relevance to modern life. Emphasis is placed on the nature and history of scientific thought, basic biological chemistry, cell structure and processes, genetics. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

BIO 1121 Principles of Biology II Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course for non-science majors that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 1123 Principles of Biology II, Lecture. Co-requisite: BIO 1123. 2 hours lab.

BIO 1123 Principles of Biology II Lecture, 3 cr.
A lecture course for non-science majors that emphasizes the survey of the diversity of life, ecology, evolution, and an overview of organ systems. Co-requisite: BIO 1121. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 1124 Principles of Biology II , 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that emphasizes the survey of the diversity of life, ecology, evolution, and an overview of organ systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes.3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab. Co-requisite: BIO 2421. Prerequisite: BIO 1133 or BIO 2413. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 2424 Zoology II, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes in-depth studies of vertebrate taxonomy and animal systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Prerequisite: BIO 1134. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab

BIO 2511 Anatomy and Physiology Lab I, 1 cr.
A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 2513 Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture. Requires dissection. Co-requisite: BIO 2513. 2 hours lab.

BIO 2513B Anatomy and Physiology Lecture I, 3 cr.
A lecture course that covers the anatomical and physiological study of the human body as an integrated whole. The course includes detailed studies of biological principles; tissues; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Prerequisite: ACT composite of 16, ACCUPLACER Reading score of 71 or completion of BIO 1113, 1123, 1133, 1143 or 1533 with a “C” or higher. Co-requisite: BIO 2511. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 2514 Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course that covers the anatomical and physiological study of the human body as an integrated whole. The course includes detailed studies of: biological principles; tissues; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Prerequisite: ACT composite of 16, ACCUPLACER Reading score of 71 or completion of BIO 1113, 1123, 1133, 1143, or 1533 with a “C” or higher. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

BIO 2521Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II, 1 cr.
A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 2523 Anatomy and Physiology II, Lecture. Requires dissection. Co-requisite 2523. 2 hours lab.

BIO 2523 Anatomy and Physiology II, 3 cr.
A lecture course that includes detailed studies of the anatomy and physiology of the human endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Co-requisite: BIO 2521. Prerequisite: BIO 2513/2511 Anatomy & Physiology I with lab (or BIO 2514). 3 hours lecture.

BIO 2524 Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes detailed studies of the anatomy and physiology of human endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Prerequisites: BIO 2514 Anatomy & Physiology I with lab (or BIO 2513/2511). 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

BIO 2921Microbiology, Laboratory,1 cr.
A laboratory course which provides experiments that reinforce principles introduced in the lecture to include fundamental laboratory techniques in lab safety, microscopy, culturing and identification of microbes, and effectiveness of antimicrobial agents. Co-requisite: BIO 2923. 2 hours lab.

BIO 2923 Microbiology, Lecture, 3 cr.
A lecture course providing a comprehensive study of microorganisms to include microbial taxonomy, metabolism, physiology and genetics, concepts of pathogenesis and immunity and other selected applied areas. Pre-requisite: BIO 1111, 1121, 1131, 1531, 1534, or 2521.  Co-requisite: BIO 2911. 3 hour lecture.

BIO 2924 Microbiology with Lab, 4 cr.
A lecture course providing a comprehensive study of microorganisms to include microbial taxonomy, metabolism, physiology and genetics, concepts of pathogenesis and immunity and other selected applied areas. Pre-requisite: BIO 1111, 1121, 1131, 1531, 1534, or 2521. Co-requisite: BIO 2911. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

CHE 1111 Chemistry Survey Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in CHE 1113 Chemistry Survey Lecture. Prerequisite: ACT math subscore of 18 or completion of MAT 1233 Intermediate Algebra with a “C” or higher. Co-requisite: CHE1113 Chemistry Survey. 2 hours lab.

CHE 1113 Chemistry Survey Lecture, 3 cr.
A basic chemistry lecture course that covers terminology, measurements, atomic structure, nomenclature, chemical equations and basic stoichiometry. Prerequisite: ACT math subscore of 18 or completion of MAT 1233 Intermediate Algebra with a “C” or higher. Co-requisite: CHE 1111 Chemistry Survey Lab. 3 hours lecture.

CHE 1114 Chemistry Survey, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory basic chemistry course that covers terminology, measurements, atomic structure, nomenclature, chemical equations and basic stoichiometry. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Prerequisite: ACT math subscore of 18 or higher or completion of MAT 1233 Intermediate Algebra with a “C” or higher. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

CHE 1211 General Chemistry I Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in CHE 1213 General Chemistry I, Lecture. Pre/Co-requisite: MAT 1313 College Algebra or higher. Co-requisite: CHE 1213 General Chemistry I. 3 hour lab.

BIO 1131 General Biology I Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course for science majors that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 1133 General Biology I, Lecture. Co-requisite: BIO 1133. 2 hours lab.

BIO 1133 General Biology I Lecture, 3 cr.
A lecture course for science majors that includes study of the scientific method, chemistry relevant to biological systems, cell structure and physiology, cell processes including photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell division, genetics, and molecular genetics. Prerequisite: ACT composite of 20 or successful completion of BIO 1113. Co-requisite: BIO 1131. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 1134 General Biology I, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that includes study of the scientific method, chemistry relevant to biological systems, cell structure and function, cell processes including photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell division, genetics, and molecular genetics. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Prerequisite: ACT composite of 20 or successful completion of BIO 1114. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

BIO 1141 General Biology II Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course for science majors that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 1143 General Biology II Lecture. Co-requisite: BIO 1143. 2 hours lab.

BIO 1143 General Biology II Lecture, 3 cr.
A lecture course for the science majors that reinforces concepts introduced in BIO 1133 General Biology I, Lecture, while emphasizing  the diversity of life. Topics covered include evolution, classification, ecology, detailed consideration of each group of organisms and viruses, study of animals and plants including their basic anatomy and physiology. Prerequisite: BIO 1133. Co-requisite: BIO 1141. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 1144 General Biology II, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that reinforces concepts introduced in BIO 1134 General Biology I, while emphasizing the diversity of life. Topics covered include evolution, classification, ecology, detailed consideration of each group of organisms and viruses, study of animals and plants including their basic anatomy and physiology. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Prerequisite: BIO 1134. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

BIO 1311 Botany I Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 1313 Botany I, Lecture. Co-requisite: BIO 1313. 2 hours lab.

BIO 1313 Botany I Lecture, 3 cr.
A lecture course covering the representative groups of the plant kingdom, their anatomy, physiology, taxonomy, and economic importance. Co-requisite: BIO 1311. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 1531 Survey of Anatomy and Physiology, Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Co-requisite: BIO1533. 2 hours lab.

BIO 1533 Survey of Anatomy and Physiology, Lecture, 3 cr.
A lecture course covering essential principles of human anatomy and physiology are presented, including basic chemistry, cell and tissue studies, and an overview of all the body systems. Co-requisite: BIO 1531. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 1534 Survey of Anatomy and Physiology, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course covering essential principles of human anatomy and physiology are presented, including basic chemistry, cell and tissue studies, and an overview of all the body systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

BIO 1613 Nutrition, 3 cr.
A lecture course covering the nutrients required for normal growth and prevention of major chronic diseases, and applied to the selection of food for ingestion, the metabolic process of digestion, assimilation, and absorption, and their applications for healthcare providers. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 2314 Dendrology, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course concerning the taxonomy, morphology, ecology, and identification of woody plants. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Prerequisite: BIO 1313. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab

BIO 2411 Zoology I Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 2413 Zoology I, Lecture. Co-requisite: BIO 2413. 3 hours lab.

BIO 2413 Zoology I, Lecture, 3 cr.
A lecture course that includes in-depth studies of phylogeny and classification systems, protozoa, and major invertebrate phyla. Co-requisite: BIO 2411. 3 hours lecture.

BIO 2414 General Zoology I, 4 cr.
A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes in-depth studies of phylogeny and classification systems, protozoa, and major invertebrate phyla. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.

BIO 2421 Zoology II Laboratory, 1 cr.
A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in BIO 2423 Zoology II, Lecture. Requires dissection. Co-requisite BIO 2423. 2 hours lab.

BIO 2423 Zoology II, 3 cr.
A lecture course that includes in-depth studies of vertebrate taxonomy and animal systems.