A one-term survey of inorganic chemistry (covering units, atoms and elements, ions, molecules and compounds, states of matter, solutions, reactions, acids and bases and radioactivity) with an introduction to organic and biochemistry.   This course meets in Hermiston with lectures delivered remotely via Zoom to Milton Freewater and Boardman.  All students will gather in Hermiston for Friday afternoon labs.

Part of the general biology sequence. Course deals with taxonomy of bacteria, viruses, protists, fungi and plants, plant anatomy and physiology, and ecology.


Credit Course      Total Credits - 5       Lecture – 4    Lab – 1


Instructor - Sascha McKeon, Ph.D.

Location - Pendleton



Cell Biology for Health Occupations introduces students to the generalized human cell, including its structure, function, basic genetics and reproduction. The chemical and physical processes that affect the cell and its components will be examined throughout the course.  This course covers the basic principles and vocabulary to prepare students for the study of human organ systems that occurs in Anatomy and Physiology BI 231, BI 232, and BI 233. 

Credit Course      Total Credits - 4       Lecture – 3    Lab – 1


Instructor - Sascha McKeon, Ph.D.

Location - Hermiston


General Biology (BI 212) is a course for students who are majoring in the Biological Sciences.

Cell Biology for Health Occupations introduces students to the generalized human cell, including its structure, function, basic genetics and reproduction. The chemical and physical processes that affect the cell and its components will be examined throughout the course.  This course covers the basic principles and vocabulary to prepare students for the study of human organ systems that occurs in Anatomy and Physiology BI 231, BI 232, and BI 233. 

Credit Course      Total Credits - 4       Lecture – 3    Lab – 1


Introduction to ecology including a multidisciplinary investigation of the ways humans interact with habitats worldwide. Course fulfills the laboratory science requirement for non-science majors. 

Prerequisites: MTH025 or higher, RD090 or higher