Regularly Offered Biology Major Courses

Regularly Offered Biology Major Courses *
(F: Fall offering, S: Spring offering, L indicates laboratory course, C: BA/BS Core course) [credits]
(updated 7/12/2017)

BIOL 3000 (C)    Cell Biology  [3]  F,S

BIOL 3010 (C)    Genetics & Molecular Biology  [4]  F,S

BIOL 3020 (C)    Evolution & Ecology  [3]  S

BIOL 3030 (C)    Biochemistry  [3]  F

BIOL 3040 (C)    Developmental and Regenerative Biology  [3]  S

BIOL 3050 (C)    Introduction to Neurobiology  [3]  F

BIOL 3180         Introduction to Plant Biology  [3]  S

BIOL 3240         Introduction to Immunology  [3]  S

BIOL 3250         Introduction to Animal Behavior  [3]  S

BIOL 3270 (L)    General Microbiology with Laboratory  [4]  S

BIOL 3410 (L)    Human Anatomy and Physiology I  [4]  F

BIOL 3420 (L)    Human Anatomy and Physiology II  [4]  S

BIOL 3450         Biodiversity and Conservation   [3]  F

BIOL 3650         Molecular Biology of Human Disease  [3]

BIOL 3660 (L)    Marine Biology and Coral Reef Ecology in San Salvador  [4]

BIOL 4005 (L)    Functional Genomic Screening to Identify Disease Mechanisms & Treatment  [3]  S

BIOL 4015 (L)    Neural Development Laboratory: From Stem Cells to Neuronal Circuitry  [3]  F

BIOL 4040 (L)    Laboratory in Cell Biology  [3]  S

BIOL 4050         Developmental Mechanisms of Human Disease  [3]  F

BIOL 4070 (L)    Developmental Biology Laboratory  [3]  F

BIOL 4090         Environmental Public Health  [2]  F

BIOL 4100 (L)    Management of Forest Ecosystems  [4]  F

BIOL 4120         When Good Cells Go Bad  [3]  F

BIOL 4130         Population Biology and Conservation Biology  [3]  F

BIOL 4135         Biology of Aging [3]

BIOL 4140         Next Gen sequencing and Its Applications  [1]

BIOL 4150         Evolution of Sex  [3]  F

BIOL 4180         Behavioral Ecology  [3]  F

BIOL 4190         Biological Clocks  [3]  F  

BIOL 4230         Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics  [3]  S

BIOL 4250         Human Genetics  [3]  S

BIOL 4260         Cellular Mechanisms  [3]  S

BIOL 4270 (L)    Animal Behavior Laboratory  [3]  F

BIOL 4280         The Genetic Basis of Behavior  [3]  S

BIOL 4310         Sensory Neurobiology [3]  S

BIOL 4320         Signal Transduction:  How Cells Talk to Each Other  [3]  S

BIOL 4340         Experimental Foundations of Neurobiology  [3]  F

BIOL 4350         Metabolism: In Sickness and In Health  [3]  S

BIOL 4380         Evolution and Ecology of Development  [3]  F

BIOL 4390         Biological Therapy of Cancer  [2]  S

BIOL 4430 (L)    Experimental Plant Biology Laboratory: Drugs & Infectious Diseases  [3]  F

BIOL 4440         Cell Biology of Lipids and Membranes

BIOL 4450         Plant-Animal Interactions  [3]  F

BIOL 4460 (L)    Forest Sampling  [3]  S

BIOL 4560 (L)    Electric Crayfish: Elements of Neurophysiology  [3]  F

BIOL 4610         Molecular Evolution  [3]  S

BIOL 4660         How do they do it? Method and Logic in Biomedical Sciences  [3]   S

BIOL 4751 (L)    Plant Conservation and Diversity (Mountain Lake Summer field course)  [3]

BIOL 4754 (L)    Field Herpetology  (Mountain Lake Summer field course)  [3]

BIOL 4758 (L)    Field Biology of Insects (Mountain Lake Summer field course)  [3]

BIOL 4759 (L)    Field Methods in Wildlife Ecology (Mountain Lake Summer field course)  [3]

BIOL 4760 (L)    Hormones and Behavior (Mountain Lake Summer field course)  [3]

BIOL 4770         Synthetic Biology  [3]  S

*Some elective courses might not be offered every year.  Be sure to check with the instructor, when planning ahead.