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 2017

UNDERGRADUATE

COURSES FOR MAJORS - Fall 2017

BIOL-017 Plants, People, and Climate
BIOL-019 Introduction to Marine Biology
BIOL-101 First-Year Seminar in Biology
BIOL-103 Foundations in Biology I
BIOL-113 Foundations in Biology I- Lab
BIOL-151 Biological Chemistry
BIOL-152 Genetics
BIOL-175 Mammalian Physiology
BIOL-180 Ecology
BIOL-203 Sem: Inquiry intro foundation Bio
BIOL-261 Science/Society: Global Challenge
BIOL-267 Global Health History
BIOL-320 Ecology 
BIOL-358 Immunobiology
BIOL-359 Dyn Proc Biological Physics
BIOL-365 Conservation Biology
BIOL-367 Population Genetics
BIOL-369 Cell Biology of Cancer 
BIOL-370 Neurodisorders
BIOL-371 Intro Virology & Viral Disease
BIOL-376 Developmental Neurobiology
BIOL-379 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL-386 Exp Design & Analysis for Biol
BIOL-387 Genetic Conflict
BIOL-394 Genomics, Disability & Health
BIOL-401 Senior Seminar in Biology
BIOL-422 Modeling: Biological Populatns  

TUTORIAL AND RISE - fall 2017

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

GRADUATE

REQUIRED GRAD CLASSES- fall 2017

BIOL-505 Graduate Survival Skills 

ELECTIVE COURSES FOR GRAD STUDENTS- fall 2017

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 Challng
BIOL-991 Continuous Registration
BIOL-993 Continuous Registration
BIOL-999 Graduate Biology Thesis Research

Summer term 2017

BIOL-115 Foundations of Biology 1 Lab
BIOL-116 Foundations of Biology 2 Lab
BIOL-185  Evolutionary Processes
BIOL-999 Graduate Biology Thesis Research

Spring term 2017

UNDERGRADUATE

COURSES FOR MAJORS - Spring 2017

BIOL-013 Issues in Biology
BIOL-101 First-Year Seminar in Biology
BIOL-103 Foundations in Biology I
BIOL-104 Foundations in Biology II
BIOL-114 Foundations in Biology II- Lab
BIOL-151 Biology Chemistry
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-304 Research Tutorial II
BIOL-340 Research Tutorial
BIOL-342 Research Intensive Senior Experience
BIOL-354 Synaptic Transmission
BIOL-363 Cell Biology 
BIOL-364 Microbiology:The Microbial World
BIOL-366 Marine Biology
BIOL-368 Global Climate Change Ecology
BIOL-373 Departmental Biology
BIOL-374 Genome Instability and Human Disease
BIOL-377 Endocrinology
BIOL-380 Sensory Systems
BIOL-384 Epidemiology & Public Health 
BIOL-390 Molecular Biology
BIOL-395 Biology of Sex
BIOL-422 Modeling: Biological Populations
BIOL-426 Architecture &Dynamics: Nucleus
BIOL-428 Advanced Ecological Analysis
BIOL-514 EEB Journal Club for Credit
BIOL-515 EEB Journal Club for Credit
BIOL-516 MCB Journal Club for Credit
BIOL-522 Modeling: Biological Populations
BIOL-562 Shaping National Science Policy
BIOL-701 Department Activities
BIOL-703 Department Seminar Series
BIOL-992 Graduate Biology Continuing Registration
BIOL-994 Continuous Registration
BIOL-999 Graduate Biology Thesis Research

TUTORIAL AND RISE - Spring 2017

BIOL-304 Research Tutorial II
BIOL-340 Research Tutorial
BIOL-342 Research Intensive Senior Experience
BIOL-354 Synaptic Transmission
BIOL-363 Cell Biology 
BIOL-364 Microbiology:The Microbial World
BIOL-366 Marine Biology
BIOL-368 Global Climate Change Ecology
BIOL-373 Departmental Biology
BIOL-374 Genome Instability and Human Disease
BIOL-377 Endocrinology
BIOL-380 Sensory Systems
BIOL-384 Epidemiology & Public Health 
BIOL-390 Molecular Biology
BIOL-395 Biology of Sex
BIOL-422 Modeling: Biological Populations
BIOL-426 Architecture &Dynamics: Nucleus
BIOL-428 Advanced Ecological Analysis

GRADUATE

REQUIRED GRAD CLASSES- spring 2017
ELECTIVE COURSES FOR GRAD STUDENTS- spring 2017

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-522 Modeling: Biological Populations
BIOL-562 Shaping National Science Policy
BIOL-701 Department Activities
BIOL-703 Department Seminar Series
BIOL-992 Graduate Biology Continuing Registration
BIOL-994 Continuous Registration
BIOL-999 Graduate Biology Thesis Research