Current Courses Offered

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NEW -- SPRING 2017---

2 block courses taken together = Biochemistry elective course

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Biology-Education Majors

Previously Offered:

  • Pedagogy and Practice for the Science Teacher (EDUC 41010/51010)
  • Professional Semester in Education (EDUC 49810  Spring)
  • Special Methods of Teaching Science (EDUC 31010  Fall)

Biology / Biochemistry Majors

First-year/General Biology (always offered)

  • Principles of Biology I (BIOL-12100 Fall)
  • Principles of Biology II  (BIOL-12200 Spring)

Courses related to research (always available by permission of instructor):

  • Research in Biochemistry (BIOC-19100/29100/39100/49100)
  • Honors Research in Biochemistry (BIOC-49700)
  • Independent Study (BIOL-20000/30000)
  • Communicating Biology (BIOL-20700)
  • Junior Research Projects (BIOL-30200 )
  • Research in Biology (BIOL-40000)
  • Honors Research in Biology (BIOL-40100/40200)
  • Biology Seminar (BIOL-41100, 41200)


Graduate Level:

  • Science Topics Every Science Teacher Should Know (BIOL-54100)
  • Independent Study in Biology (BIOL-60000)
  • Independent Research in Biology (BIOL-60200)

Electives

 

Fall 2016:

  • BIOC 35300 Biochemistry: Protein structure and function
  • BIOL 21400 Animal Physiology
  • BIOL 22500 The Power of Plants: Roles of Plants in Agriculture and Medicine
  • BIOL-22700 Genetics
  • BIOL 27100 General Ecology
  • BIOL 28400 Field Ornithology
  • BIOL 30401 Special Topics: Genomics and Informatics
  • BIOL 35400 Cell Biology
  • BIOL 41400 Capstone in Biology

Spring 2017:

  • BIOL 11010 The History of Life on Earth
  • BIOL 11400 Examining the World through Evolutionary Biology
  • BIOL-22700 Genetics
  • BIOL 22800 Evolution of Adaptation NEW
  • BIOL 30800 Animal Behavior
  • BIOL 31500  Neurobiology
  • BIOL 35200 Microbiology
  • BIOL 49250 Sr. Seminar in Neurobiology
     
  • BIOC 33300 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Spring)
  • BIOC 35400 Biochem: Molecular Bio of Gene (Spring)
  • BIOC 4100 Experimental Biochemistry (Spring)
  • BIOC 48100 Current Topics in Biochemistry (Spring)

Previously Offered:

  • BIOL 20300 Invertebrate Zoology (Fall)
  • BIOL 20400 Special Topics: Conservation Biology (Spring)
  • BIOL 20401 Special Topics:Biology of Oceanic Islands
  • BIOL 20400 Special Topics: Rainforests, Reefs and Ruins (fall)
  • BIOL 20402 Special Topics: Freshwater Ecology (Spring)
  • BIOL 20900 - Experiences in Biology (Winter Session Portion of BIOL 20401 Special Topics:Biology of Oceanic Island) 
  • BIOL 21200 Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 21600 Biostatistics Practicum (Spring)
  • BIOL 22030 Honors Intermediate Seminar: Alternative Futures (Spring)
  • BIOL 22700 Genetics (Spring)
  • BIOL 27500 Field Biology (Spring)
  • BIOL 27800 Environmental Health and Medicine (Spring)
  • BIOL 30500 Invasive Species (Spring) 
  • BIOL 32401 Wonderful Life: Genes, Evolution, and Biodiversity (Fall)
  • BIOL 34500 Developmental Biology (Fall)
  • BIOL 35000 Population Ecology (Spring)
  • BIOL 37100 Natural Resource Ecology (Spring)
  • BIOL 37800 Environmental Toxicology (Spring)
  • BIOL 38000 Tropical Ecology (Spring)
  • BIOL 40400 Selected Topics: Immunology (Spring)
  • BIOL 40500 Parasites and Vectors of Disease (Fall)
  • BIOL 46100 Ecophysiology (Spring)
  • BIOL 47300 Plant Physiology (Spring)
  • BIOL 47600 Endocrinology (Spring)
  • BIOL 47900 Aquatic Ecology (Spring)
  • BIOL 50500 Parasites and Vectors of Disease (Fall)
  • BIOL 57800 Evolution (Spring)

Non-Biology Majors:

General Education

Fall 2016:

  • BIOL 10210 Biology of Sex
  • BIOL 10800 Human Organism
  • BIOL 10900 Life in the Ocean
  • BIOL 11010 The History of Life on Earth
  • BIOL 11300 Insects and People 
  • BIOL 11400 Examining the World through Evolutionary Biology
  • BIOL 20500 Biology of Aging 
     
  • ICSM 10508-02 Seeing Further
  • ICSM 10513-01 The Human Genome
  • ICSM 10563-01 Island Life: Biological Consequences of Human
  • ICSM 10589-01 Global Warming

Spring 2017:

  • BIOL 10600 Plants, People and Food Production 
  • BIOL 10900 Life in the Ocean
  • BIOL 11010 The History of Life on Earth
  • BIOL 11400 Examining the World through Evolutionary Biology
  • BIOL 19704 Island Biology
  • BIOL 20500 Biology of Aging 

Previously Offered:

  • BIOL 10210 Biology of Sex (Spring)
  • BIOL 10310 New and Emerging Diseases (Fall and Spring)
  • BIOL 10400 Environmental Biology (Spring)
  • BIOL 10500 The Biology of Cancer  (Fall and Spring)
  • BIOL 10700 Human Genetics (Spring)
  • BIOL 10800 Human Organism (Spring)
  • BIOL 11300 Insects and People (Spring)
  • BIOL 11500 Essentials of Biology (Fall, Spring and Summer)
  • BIOL-11600 Biology of Birds (Fall)
  • BIOL 19701 Bird Brains and Mind Games (Mind, Body Spirit Theme)    (Spring)
  • BIOL 19703 Science Fact, Science Fiction   (Spring)
  •      (2 Themes: 1) A World of Systems and 2) Inquiry, Imagination, & Innovation)
  • BIOL 22010 Honors Seminar: Biotechnology (Spring)
  • BIOL 22020 Honors Intermediate Seminar: Biology: Math, Music, and the Brain (Fall)
  • BIOL 22030 Honors Seminar: Alternative Futures (PDF Spring)
  • BIOL 22040 Honors Seminar:  Evolution of Evolution: Society and the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection (Spring)
  • BIOL-22045 Honors Seminar: Playing with God (Fall)
     
  • ICSM 10500-04  First Year Seminar: Living with the Land (Fall)

Service Courses

(Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Environmental Studies/Science)
 

Fall 2016:

  • BIOL 11900 Fundamentals of Biology

Spring 2017:

  • BIOL 11900 Fundamentals of Biology
  • BIOL 12000 Fundamentals of Biology
  • BIOL 20600 Primary Human Anatomy

Intersession Courses

 

Winter Session (on-line) 2016-17

  • BIOL 10600 Plants, People and Food Production (January 9-20, 2017)

Previous Winter Session (abroad):

  • BIOL 20900 - Experiences in Biology (ABROAD)
     

Summer Session 2016

    MAY SESSION (May 16-27, On-line)

BIOL-10600 Plants, People and Food Production; CRN 10011
BIOL-19704 Island Biology; CRN 10012
 

SUMMER SESSION (May 31-Aug 5)

BIOL-54000 Inquiry and the Nature of Science for the Science Teacher; CRN 10199
BIOL-39800 Education Research for the Science Teacher; CRN 10198

BLOCK 2 SUMMER SESSION (July 5-August 10)

BIOL-10700  Human Genetics; CRN 10013

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