Courses

Courses offered by the Department of Biology are listed below, organized by courses for non-majors, courses for majors, thesis & tutorial courses for majors, and courses for graduate students.

Please see the site of the University Registrar for current course offerings. Descriptions for the courses below are found in Explore.  Use the schedule of classes search tool to see times and locations of courses.  

Click here to view our likely future course offerings for Spring 2016 and Fall 2017.

UNDERGRADUATE

Courses offered by the Department of Biology are listed below, organized by courses for non-majors, courses for majors, thesis & tutorial courses for majors, and courses for graduate students. Projections for future course offerings from the Department can be found in the drop-down menu for Courses. These are working plans that may be altered as circumstances change.

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Fall term 2015

COURSES FOR NON-MAJORS - FALL 2015

BIOL-010 From Genes, to Brain, to Mind
BIOL-044-01 Linked: Exp Social & Life Science

COURSES FOR MAJORS - FALL 2015

The Biology, Biology of Global Health, Environmental Biology and Neurobiology majors have different requirements (for more information select the Undergraduate tab, and choose program description for each major).
BIOL-101 First-Year Seminar in Biology
BIOL-103 Foundations in Biology I
BIOL-113 Foundations in Biology I Laboratory
BIOL-152 Genetics
BIOL-175 Mammalian Physiology
BIOL-180 Ecology
BIOL-203 Seminar: Inquiry into the Foundations of Biology
BIOL-255 Forest Ecology
BIOL-261 Science & Society: Global Challenges
BIOL-354 Synaptic Transmission
BIOL-358 Immunobiology
BIOL-359 Dynamic Processes in Biological Physics
BIOL-369 Cell Biology of Cancer
BIOL-376 Developmental Neurobiology
BIOL-379 Bioinformatics
BIOL-386 Ecological Analysis
BIOL-387 Genetic Conflict
BIOL-401 Senior Seminar in Biology
BIOL-409 Communicating Science
BIOL-424 Advanced Developmental Biology

TUTORIAL AND RISE - 2015

BIOL-304 Research Tutorial II
BIOL-341 Research Intensive Senior Experience

GRADUATE
REQUIRED GRAD CLASSES

BIOL-505 Graduate Survival Skills

ELECTIVE COURSES FOR GRAD STUDENTS

For elective credits, graduate students can select courses from the Dept. of Biology numbered above 350 or courses from the Medical Center.
BIOL-354 Synaptic Transmission
BIOL-358 Immunobiology
BIOL-359 Dynamic Process in Biological Physics
BIOL-369 Cell Biology of Cancer
BIOL-376 Developmental Neurobiology
BIOL-379 Bioinformatics
BIOL-386 Ecological Analysis
BIOL-387 Genetic Conflict
BIOL-424 Advanced Developmental Biology
BIOL-514 EEB Journal Club for Credit
BIOL-516 MCB Journal Club for Credit
BIOL-561 Science: Society/Global Challenge
BIOL-703 Department Seminar Series
BIOL-991 Grad Contin Regis Biology
BIOL-999 Graduate Biology Thesis Research

SUMMER COURSES - 2015

BIOL-008 Ecology and Environment
BIOL-105 Foundations of Biology 1
BIOL-106 Foundations of Biology 2
BIOL-115 Foundations of Biology 1 Lab
BIOL-116 Foundations of Biology 2 Lab
BIOL-151 Biological Chemistry
BIOL-175 Mammalian Physiology
BIOL-176 Mammalian Physiology
BIOL-365 Conservation Biology (summer)
BIOL-991 Grad Contin Regis Biology
BIOL-999 Graduate Biology Thesis Research


Spring term 2016

UNDERGRADUATE
COURSES FOR NON-MAJORS - SPRING 2016

BIOL-000 Biology
BIOL-004 G-ECOLOGY

COURSES FOR MAJORS - SPRING 2016

BIOL-101 First-Year Seminar in Biology
BIOL-104 Foundations in Biology II
BIOL-114 Foundations in Biology II Laboratory
BIOL-151 Biological Chemistry
BIOL-170 Developmental Cell Biology
BIOL-185 Evolutionary Processes
BIOL-191 Biology Gateway
BIOL-194 Biology of Global Health
BIOL-195 Neurobiology
BIOL-230 Science Pedagogy: Principles and Practice
BIOL-262 Shaping National Science Policy
BIOL-268 Global Climate Change Ecology
BIOL-364 Microbiology: The Microbial World
BIOL-370  Neurodisorders
BIOL-371 Introduction to Virology and Viral Diseases
BIOL-374 Genome Instability and Human Disease
BIOL-380 Sensory Systems
BIOL-384 Epidemiology and Public Health
BIOL-390 Molecular Biology
BIOL-395 Biology of Sex

TUTORIAL AND RISE-2016

BIOL-300 Research Tutorial
BIOL-304 Research Tutorial II
BIOL-342 Research Intensive Senior Experience

GRADUATE
REQUIRED GRAD CLASSES

BIOL-505 Graduate Survival Skills
BIOL-508 Integrated Biology

ELECTIVE COURSES FOR GRAD STUDENTS

For elective credits, graduate students can select courses from the Dept. of Biology numbered above 350 or courses from the Medical Center.
BIOL-514 EEB Journal Club for Credit
BIOL-515 EEB Journal Club for Credit
BIOL-516 MCB Journal Club for Credit
BIOL-562 Shaping National Science Policy
BIOL-701 Department Activities
BIOL-703 Department Seminar Series
BIOL-992 Graduate Biology Continuing Registration
BIOL-999 Graduate Biology Thesis Research

SUMMER COURSES - 2016

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