On this page we provide a list of the courses that will be offered by the Biology department in the Fall 2019 semester ONLY. If you prefer, you can view a comprehensive list of courses offered by the Biology department across all semesters, instead.
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101: Principles of Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Evans
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101: Principles of Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Garland
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101L: Introductory Biology Lab
1 credits | Instructor: Stegenga
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102L: Introductory Biology CURE Lab - Hunting for Microbes
1 credits | Instructor: Stegenga
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102L: Introductory Biology CURE Lab - Hunting for Microbes
1 credits | Instructor: Stegenga
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113: BIOL 113: Issues in Modern Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Coble | Prerequisites: Non-biology major student who has not taken a biology course previously
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117: Pre-Health Thrive-1 Considering Health Professions
1 credits | Instructor: Garland
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201: Ecology & Evolution
4 credits | Instructor: Burch & Evans | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 and CHEM 101 or 102 (grade C or better)
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201: Ecology & Evolution
4 credits | Instructor: Burch & Evans | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 and CHEM 101 or 102 (grade C or better)
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202: Molecular Biology and Genetics
4 credits | Instructor: Garland | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 (grade C or better) and CHEM 101 or 102
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202: Molecular Biology and Genetics
4 credits | Instructor: Shemer & K Hogan | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 (grade C or better) and CHEM 101 or 102
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202: Molecular Biology and Genetics
4 credits | Instructor: Zwemer | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 (grade C or better) and CHEM 101 or 102
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202H: Honors Molecular Biology and Genetics
4 credits | Instructor: Matson | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 (grade C or better) and CHEM 101 or 102
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205: Cellular & Developmental Biology
4 credits | Instructor: Garland | Prerequisites: BIOL 202
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205: Cellular & Developmental Biology
4 credits | Instructor: Steinwand & Peifer | Prerequisites: BIOL 202
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217: The Physician's Garden
3 credits | Instructor: A Jones
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217: The Physician's Garden
3 credits | Instructor: Staff

221: Seafood Forensics
3 credits | Instructor: Bruno | Prerequisites: BIOL 101; co-requisite BIOL 221
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221: Seafood Forensics
3 credits | Instructor: Steinwand | Prerequisites: BIOL 101; co-requisite BIOL 221
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221L: Seafood Forensics Lab
1 credits | Instructor: Bruno & Steinwand | Prerequisites: BIOL 101; co-requisite BIOL 221
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226: Mathematical Methods for Quantitative Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Taylor | Prerequisites: BIOL 201 or BIOL 202; MATH 232; co-requisite BIOL 226L
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226L: Mathematical Methods for Quantitative Biology Lab
1 credits | Instructor: Taylor | Prerequisites: co-requisite BIOL 226
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252: Human Anatomy & Physiology
3 credits | Instructor: Penner | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 & 101L
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252: Human Anatomy & Physiology
3 credits | Instructor: Penner | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 & 101L
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252: Human Anatomy & Physiology
3 credits | Instructor: Shemer | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 & 101L
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252: Human Anatomy & Physiology
3 credits | Instructor: Shemer | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 & 101L
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252L: Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab
1 credits | Instructor: Johnson | Prerequisites: BIOL 101L; co-requisite BIOL 252
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272: Local Flora
4 credits | Instructor: Weakley | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 and BIOL 101L
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278: Animal Behavior
3 credits | Instructor: C Lohmann | Prerequisites: BIOL 101 and BIOL 101L
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278L: Animal Behavior Lab
1 credits | Instructor: C Lohmann | Prerequisites: BIOL 278 (pre- or co-requisite)
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278L: Animal Behavior Lab
1 credits | Instructor: Staff | Prerequisites: BIOL 278 (pre- or co-requisite)

291: Teaching Apprentice in Biology
1 credits | Instructor: Staff | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

291: Teaching Apprentice in Biology
1 credits | Instructor: Garland | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

291: Teaching Apprentice in Biology
1 credits | Instructor: Evans | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

291: Teaching Apprentice in Biology
1 credits | Instructor: Stegenga | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

291: Teaching Apprentice in Biology
1 credits | Instructor: Steinwand | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

292: Teaching Assistant in Biology
2 credits | Instructor: Staff | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

292: Teaching Assistant in Biology
2 credits | Instructor: Garland | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

292: Teaching Assistant in Biology
2 credits | Instructor: Evans | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

292: Teaching Assistant in Biology
2 credits | Instructor: Stegenga | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

292: Teaching Assistant in Biology
2 credits | Instructor: Steinwand | Prerequisites: Biology GPA > 3.0; Permission of Instructor

293: Internship in Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Coble | Prerequisites: BIOL 201 or BIOL 202; Permission of Instructor

350: Oceanography
3 credits | Instructor: Teske

395: Undergraduate Research in Biology
1-3 credits | Instructor: Various | Prerequisites: BIOL 201 or BIOL 202; Permission of Instructor

395H: Honors Undergraduate Research in Biology
1-3 credits | Instructor: Shemer | Prerequisites: BIOL 201 or BIOL 202; Permission of Instructor

409L: Printmaking and Biology
1 credits | Instructor: Goldstein & Grabowski | Prerequisites: Co-req with ARTS 409H; a 200-level course in BIOL/ Studio Art; permission of instructor
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410: Principles and Methods of Teaching Biology
4 credits | Instructor: Coble | Prerequisites: BIOL 201; BIOL 202 or BIOL 205
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422: Microbiology
3 credits | Instructor: Matthysse | Prerequisites: BIOL 202
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422L: Microbiology Lab
credits | Instructor: Matthysse | Prerequisites: BIOL 422 (pre- or co-requisite)
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422L: Microbiology Lab
credits | Instructor: Matthysse | Prerequisites: BIOL 422 (pre- or co-requisite)
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425: Human Genetics
3 credits | Instructor: Copenhaver & Sekelsky | Prerequisites: BIOL 202
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427: Human Diversity and Population Genetics
3 credits | Instructor: C Jones | Prerequisites: BIOL 201 and BIOL 202 (pre- or co-requisites)
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430: Introduction to Biochemistry
3 credits | Instructor: Pielak | Prerequisites: BIOL 101; CHEM 262 or CHEM 262H

431: Biological Physics
3 credits | Instructor: Falvo | Prerequisites: PHYS 118 & 119

434: Molecular Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Matera | Prerequisites: BIOL 202 and CHEM 261
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439: BIOL 439: Introduction to Signal Transduction
3 credits | Instructor: Kieber
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442: BIOL 442: Self-Assembly in Cell Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Gladfelter
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443: Developmental Biology
3 credits | Instructor: McKay | Prerequisites: BIOL 205 and CHEM 261
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446: Unsolved Problems in Cellular Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Harris | Prerequisites: BIOL 205
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450: Introduction to Neurobiology
3 credits | Instructor: K Lohmann & Hige
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454: Evolutionary Genetics
3 credits | Instructor: Matute | Prerequisites: BIOL 201 and BIOL 202
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462: Marine Ecology
3 credits | Instructor: Bruno | Prerequisites: BIOL 201 or BIOL 475
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465: Global Biodiversity and Macroecology
3 credits | Instructor: Hurlbert | Prerequisites: BIOL 201
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474: Evolution of Vertebrate Life
3 credits | Instructor: Johnson | Prerequisites: BIOL 201
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474L: Evolution of Vertebrate Life Lab
1 credits | Instructor: Johnson | Prerequisites: BIOL 474 (pre- or co-requisite)
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490H: BIOL 490H: Cardiovascular Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Bautch
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495: Undergraduate Research in Biology
1-3 credits | Instructor: Various | Prerequisites: BIOL 201 or BIOL 202; Permission of Instructor

528: Systems Biology of Genetic Regulation
3 credits | Instructor: Laederach | Prerequisites: BIOL 202; COMP 110, COMP 116 or BIOL 226 and BIOL 226L; co-requisite BIOL 528L
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528L: Systems Biology of Genetic Regulation Lab
1 credits | Instructor: Laederach | Prerequisites: BIOL 202; COMP 110, COMP 116 or BIOL 226 and BIOL 226L; co-requisite BIOL 528
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542: Light Microscopy for Bio Sciences
3 credits | Instructor: Bloom & P Maddox | Prerequisites: BIOL 205
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553: Mathematical Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Servedio & Hedrick | Prerequisites: BIOL 201; BIOL 202; MATH 231; MATH 232 or STOR 155; co-requisite BIOL 553L
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553L: Mathematical Biology Lab
1 credits | Instructor: Servedio & Hedrick | Prerequisites: BIOL 201; BIOL 202; MATH 231; MATH 232 or STOR 155; co-requisite BIOL 553
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555: Paleobotany
3 credits | Instructor: Gensel | Prerequisites: BIOL 202; >200-level BIOL; co-requisite BIOL 555L
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555L: Paleobotany
1 credits | Instructor: Gensel | Prerequisites: BIOL 202; >200-level BIOL; co-requisite BIOL 555
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562: Statistical Analysis in Environmental Science
4 credits | Instructor: Umbanhowar | Prerequisites: STOR 155

590: Introduction to Computational Neuroscience
3 credits | Instructor: Shiau | Prerequisites: BIOL 201 & 202; MATH 231; BIOL 226 or COMP 116 or instructor permission
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62: First Year Seminar: Mountains Beyond Mountains: Infectious Disease in the Developing World
3 credits | Instructor: Peifer
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621: Principles of Genetic Analysis I
3 credits | Instructor: Copenhaver, Sekelsky, Ahmed & Staff | Prerequisites: BIOL 202; Permission of Instructor
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639: The Genome Editing Revolution
2 credits | Instructor: Reed | Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor
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64: First Year Seminar: Modeling fluid flow through and around organs and organisms
3 credits | Instructor: Miller
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643: Molecular Mechanisms of the Cytoskeleton
3 credits | Instructor: Slep & Rogers | Prerequisites: BIOL 205; CHEM 430
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649: Seminar in Cell Biology
2 credits | Instructor: P Maddox | Prerequisites: BIOL 205
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659: Experimental Evolution and the Nature of Biodiversity
2 credits | Instructor: D Pfennig | Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor
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659: Experimental Evolution and the Nature of Biodiversity
2 credits | Instructor: Vision | Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor
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669: Seminar in Ecology
2 credits | Instructor: White | Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor
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692H: Senior Honors Thesis in Biology
3 credits | Instructor: Matson | Prerequisites: BIOL 395; Permission of Instructor
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801: BIOL 801: Seminar in Biological Sciences
1-2 credits | Instructor: Burmeister | Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor
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842: BIOL 842: The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease
3 credits | Instructor: Shank
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89: BIOL 89: The History of the Science of Life
3 credits | Instructor: Kingsolver | Prerequisites: none
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891: Graduate Seminar in Biology
2 credits | Instructor: Willett | Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor

994: Doctoral Dissertation
3 credits | Instructor: Various