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. 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.

Please see the site of the University Registrar for course descriptions.  Use the schedule of classes search tool to see times and locations of courses.  

Click here to view our likely future course offerings for 2017-2018.

Fall term 2016

UNDERGRADUATE

COURSES FOR MAJORS - FALL 2016

BIOL-101 First-Year Seminar in Biology
BIOL-103 Foundations in Biology I
BIOL-113 Foundations in Biology I Laboratory
BIOL-151 Biology Chemistry
BIOL-152 Genetics
BIOL-175 Mammalian Physiology
BIOL-180 Ecology
BIOL-203 Seminar: Inquiry into the Foundations of Biology
BIOL-261 Science & Society: Global Challenges
BIOL-265 Genetics& Disability: Arts& Media
BIOL-320 Forest Ecology
BIOL-358 Immunobiology
BIOL-359 Dynamic Processes in Biological Physics
BIOL-360 Molecular Evolution
BIOL-365 Conservation Biology 
BIOL-369 Cell Biology of Cancer
BIOL-370  Neurodisorders
BIOL-376 Developmental Neurobiology
BIOL-386 Ecological Analysis
BIOL-387 Genetic Conflict
BIOL-388 Microbial Genomics
BIOL-401 Senior Seminar in Biology
BIOL-412 Advanced Neurophysiology

TUTORIAL AND RISE - Fall 2016

BIOL-340 Research Tutorial
BIOL-304 Research Tutorial II
BIOL-341 Research Intensive Senior Experience
BIOL-342 Research Intensive Senior Experience

GRADUATE

REQUIRED GRAD CLASSES- Fall 2016

BIOL-505 Graduate Survival Skills

ELECTIVE COURSES FOR GRAD STUDENTS- Fall 2016

For elective credits, graduate students can select courses from the Dept. of Biology numbered above 350 or courses from the Medical Center, but not 401.

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-993 Continuous Registration
BIOL-999 Graduate Biology Thesis Research

Summer term 2016

Spring term 2016

UNDERGRADUATE

COURSES FOR NON-MAJORS - SPRING 2016

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-SPRING 2016

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

GRADUATE

REQUIRED GRAD CLASSES- SPRING 2016

BIOL-505 Graduate Survival Skills
BIOL-508 Integrated Biology

ELECTIVE COURSES FOR GRAD STUDENTS- SPRING 2016

For elective credits, graduate students can select courses from the Dept. of Biology numbered above 350 or courses from the Medical Center, but not 401.

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