Current Courses Offered

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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)
  • Literature in Biology (BIOL-30100)
  • Junior Research Projects (BIOL-30200 )
  • Research in Biology (BIOL-40000)
  • Honors Research in Biology (BIOL-40100/40200)
  • Biology Seminar (BIOL-41100, 41200)

    Graduate Level:
     
  • Independent Study in Biology (BIOL-60000)
  • Independent Research in Biology (BIOL-60200)

Electives

Fall 2014:

  • BIOC 35300 Biochemistry I: Protein structure and function
  • BIOL 21400 Animal Physiology
  • BIOL-22700 Genetics
  • BIOL 27100 General Ecology
  • BIOL 28400 Field Ornithology
  • BIOL 32401 Wonderful Life: Genes, Evolution, and Biodiversity
  • BIOL 34500 Developmental Biology
  • BIOL 35400 Cell Biology

Spring 2015:

  • BIOC 33300 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • BIOC 35400 Biochem: Molecular Bio of Gene

  • BIOC 41001 Experimental Biochemistry

  • BIOC 48100 Current Topics in Biochemistry

  • BIOL 20402 Special Topics: Freshwater Ecology
                         NEW COURSE

  • BIOL 20403 Special Topics: Genomics and Informatics 
                         NEW COURSE

  • BIOL-22700 Genetics

  • BIOL 31500  Neurobiology

  • BIOL 35200 Microbiology

Previously Offered:

  • BIOL 20300 Invertebrate Zoology (Fall)
  • BIOL 20400 Special Topics: Conservation Biology (Spring)
  • BIOL 20400 Special Topics: Rainforests, Reefs and Ruins (fall)
  • BIOL 20401 Special Topics:Biology of Oceanic Islands (fall)
    • BIOL 20900 - Experiences in Biology (Winter Session Portion) 
  • BIOL 21200 Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 22030 Honors Intermediate Seminar: Alternative Futures (Spring)
  • BIOL 22500 The Power of Plants: Roles of Plants in Agriculture and Medicine
  • BIOL 27800 Environmental Health and Medicine (Spring)
  • BIOL 30400 Special Topics: Invasive Species (Fall)
  • BIOL 30800 Animal Behavior (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 47600 Endocrinology (Spring)
  • BIOL 47300 Plant Physiology (Spring)
  • BIOL 47900 Aquatic Ecology (Spring)
  • BIOL 50500 Parasites and Vectors of Disease (Fall)
  • BIOL 57800 Evolution (Spring)

Non-Biology Majors:

General Education

Fall 2014:

  • BIOL 10210 Biology of Sex
  • BIOL 10400 Environmental Biology 
  • BIOL 10600 Plants, People and Food Production 
  • BIOL 10700 Human Genetics
  • BIOL 11300 Insects and People 
  • BIOL 11400 Examining the World through Evolutionary Biology 

Spring 2015:

  • BIOL 10210 Biology of Sex
  • BIOL 11010-01 The History of Life on Earth
  • BIOL 19700 Biotechnology: Promise and Problem
                (2 themes:
                        1)  Inquiry, Imagination & Innovation,
                        2) Quest for a Sustain Future
  • BIOL 19702 The Biology of Cancer 
              (Theme: A World of Systems)
  • BIOL-20500 Biology of Aging 

Previously Offered:

  • BIOL 10310 New and Emerging Diseases (Fall and Spring)
  • BIOL 10500 The Biology of Cancer  (Fall and Spring)
  • BIOL 10800 Human Organism (IRR)
  • BIOL 10900 Life in the Ocean (Fall)
  • 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) 
  • BIOL 19703 Science Fact, Science Fiction   (Spring)
         (2 Themes: 1) A World of Systems and 2) Inquiry, Imagination, & Innovation)
  • BIOL 21300 Applied Microbiology (Fall)
  • 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)
  • ICSM 10513-01 Island Life: Biological Consequences of Human
  • ICSM 10553 Global Warming

Service Courses

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

Both Semesters:

  • BIOL 11900 Fundamentals of Biology

Spring 2015:

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

Previously Offered:

  • BIOL 27500 Field Biology (Fall)

 

Winter Session (abroad): January 2015:

  • BIOL 20900 - Experiences in Biology
     

Summer Session

    MAY SESSION (10 Day)

BIOL-10600 Plants, People and Food Production
BIOL-19704 Island Biology

    BLOCK 1 SUMMER SESSION

BIOL-11500-01 Essentials of Biology

    BLOCK 2 SUMMER SESSION

BIOL-10700  Human Genetics

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