Biology Courses

 

In order to help you find courses in your areas of interest, we have grouped the biology courses under general topic headings, based on our 200 level courses. This list includes courses that might not be offered every year and may not include new courses.  See the Course Register for prerequisite requirements for each class and for additional information, including listings of courses which are rarely offered. See the Course Timetable for a list of the courses offered in the current term.

 

Biol 204 - Biochemistry (spring)
Biol 205 - Cell Biology (fall)
Biol 404 - Immunobiology (currently offered only through LPS)
Biol 405 - Role of Innate Immunity (fall)
Biol 406 - Molecular Mechanisms of Infectious Disease Biology (spring)
Biol 407 - Cancer Cell Biology (fall in 2016)
Biol 421 - Molecular Genetics (fall)
Biol 425 - Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Superlab (fall and spring)
Biol 448 - Principles of Drug Action (fall)
Biol 480 - Advanced Cell Biology (spring)
Biol 484 - Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton (fall)
Biol 486 - Cell Division and the Mitotic Spindle (spring even) 

Biol 215 - Vertebrate Physiology (fall and spring) 
Biol 436 - Molecular Physiology (fall)
Biol 438 - Systems Biology: Integrative Physiology and Biomechanics of the Muscular System (spring)
Biol 444 - Molecular Evolution of Physiological Functions (fall even)
 

Biol 221 - Molecular Biology and Genetics (fall and spring)
Biol 354 - Developmental Biology (fall) 
Biol 404 - Immunobiology (currently offered only through LPS) 
Biol 407 - Cancer Cell Biology (fall in 2016)
Biol 421 - Molecular Genetics (fall)
Biol 422 - Human Genetics and Genomics (spring odd)
Biol 425 - Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Superlab (fall and spring)
Biol 431 - Genome Science and Genomic Medicine (spring)
Biol 433 - Genetics of Adaptation: How Sex, Conflict and Pathogens Shape Modern Genomes (spring)
Biol 437 - Introduction to Computational Biology & Biological Modeling (fall)
Biol 444 - Molecular Evolution of Physiological Functions (fall even)
Biol 483 - Epigenetics (fall)
Biol 485 - The RNA World: A Functional and Computational Analysis (spring even) 
Biol 488 - Advanced Topics in Behavioral Genetics (spring even)
Biol 522 - Human Evolutionary Genomics (spring even) 
Biol 540 - Genetic Systems (spring odd) 

Biol 230 - Evolutionary Biology (spring)
Biol 325 - Marine Biology (not offered every year)
Biol 330 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Evolution (spring)
Biol 354 - Developmental Biology (fall)
Biol 400 - Field Botany (fall)
Biol 410 - Advanced Evolution (fall odd)
Biol 417 - Theoretical Population Biology (spring)
Biol 422 - Human Genetics and Genomics (spring odd)
Biol 450 - Plant Systematics (not offered every year)

Biol 231 - Animal Behavior (not offered every year)
Biol 432 - Animal Cognition (not offered every year)
Biol 456 - Neural Circuits for Survival
Biol 488 - Advanced Topics in Behavioral Genetics (spring even)

Biol 240 - Ecology: from individuals to ecosystems (fall)
Biol 140/440 - Humans and the Environment (fall)
Biol 325 - Marine Biology (not offered every year)
Biol 400 - Field Botany (fall)
Biol 414 - Advanced Ecology (not offered every year)
Biol 415 - Freshwater Ecology (spring)
Biol 423 - Plant Ecology (not offered every year)
Biol 437 - Introduction to Computatonal Biology & Biological Modeling (fall) 
Biol 446 - Statistics for Biologists (fall)
Biol 450 - Plant Systematics (not offered every year)
Biol 469 - Plant Physiology Through Space and Time (spring) 
Biol 556 - Advanced Statistics (not offered every year)

Biol 251 - Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology (1.5 cu; fall)
Biol 432 - Animal Cognition (not offered every year)
Biol 436 - Molecular Physiology (fall)
Biol 438 - Systems Biology: Integrative Physiology and Biomechanics of the Muscular System (spring)
Biol 451 - Neural Systems and Behavior (spring)
Biol 456 - Neural Circuits for Survival (spring)

Biol 375 - Microbial Diversity and Pathogenesis (spring)
Biol 376 - Microbial Diversity and Pathogenesis Lab (spring)
Biol 406 - Molecular Mechanisms of Infectious Disease Biology (spring)
Biol 475 - Advanced Microbiology (not offered every year)

Additional Biology Courses

Biol 109 - Introduction to Brain and Behavior (fall and spring)
Biol 199 - Clinical Independent Study Study
Biol 399 - Independent Study (fall and spring)
Biol 446 - Statistics for Biologists (fall)
Biol 499 - Advanced Independent Study (fall and spring)
Biol 556 - Advanced Statistics (not offered every year)

Courses for Non-majors

Biol 011 - Humans in the MIcrobial World (not offered every year)
Biol 014 - Descent with Modification (fall even)
Biol 015 - Biology of Human Disease (spring)
Biol 017 - The Biology of Food (spring odd)
Biol 021 - This is Your Genome (freshman seminar, fall)

Courses cross-listed with other Departments: These courses are equivalent and are treated as biology course regardless of the course number under which you enroll

Bibb 109 and Pysc 109  are equivalent to Biol 109
Bibb 231 and Psyc 231 are equivalent to Biol 231
Bibb 251 is equivalent to Biol 251
Bibb 432 and Psyc 431 are equivalent to Biol 432
Bibb 442 and Psyc 421 are equivalent to Biol 442
Bibb 479 and Psyc 479 are equivalent to Biol 451