Biology Courses

To help you find courses in your area(s) of interest, we have grouped the biology courses on this page. This list includes courses that might not be offered every year and may not include some newer offerings. Please see the University Catalog for program information, prerequisites for each class, and additional details including listings of courses which are rarely offered. See the Department's Course Timetable for a list of courses being offered in the current term.

BIOL 2810 - Biochemistry (spring) [BIOL 204]
BIOL 4825 - Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Superlab (fall and spring) [BIOL 425]

BIOL 2010 - Cell Biology (fall) [BIOL 205]
BIOL 4004 - Immunobiology (currently offered only through LPS) [BIOL 404]
BIOL 4010 - Advanced Cell Biology (spring) [BIOL 480]
BIOL 4016 - Molecular Mechanisms of Infectious Disease Biology (spring) [BIOL 406]
BIOL 4022 - Cell Signaling (fall) [BIOL 482]
BIOL 4024 - Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton (fall) [BIOL 484]
BIOL 4825 - Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Superlab (fall and spring) [BIOL 425]

BIOL 2210 - Molecular Biology and Genetics (fall and spring) [BIOL 221]
BIOL 3054 - Developmental Biology (spring) [BIOL 354]
BIOL 4004 - Immunobiology (currently offered only through LPS) [BIOL 404]
BIOL 4231 - Genome Science and Genomic Medicine (spring) [BIOL 431]
BIOL 4233 - Genetics of Adaptation: How Sex, Conflict and Pathogens Shape Modern Genomes (spring) [BIOL 433]
BIOL 4536 - Introduction to Computational Biology & Biological Modeling (fall) [BIOL 437]
BIOL 4234 - Epigenetics (spring) [BIOL 483]
BIOL 4235 - The RNA World: A Functional and Computational Analysis (not offered every year) [BIOL 485]
BIOL 4314 - Molecular Evolution of Physiological Functions (fall even) [BIOL 444]
BIOL 4825 - Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Superlab (fall and spring) [BIOL 425]
BIOL 5220 - Human Evolutionary Genomics (spring even) [BIOL 522]
BIOL 5240 - Genetic Analysis (spring even) [BIOL 540]

BIOL 2110 - Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology (fall) [BIOL 251]
BIOL 4116 - Neural Circuits for Survival (spring) [BIOL 456]
BIOL 4142 - Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (spring) [BIOL 442]
BIOL 4310 - Molecular Physiology (fall) [BIOL 436]
BIOL 4318 - Systems Biology: Integrative Physiology and Biomechanics of the Muscular System (spring) [BIOL 438]

BIOL 2140 - Animal Behavior (fall) [BIOL 231]
BIOL 4116 - Neural Circuits for Survival (spring) [BIOL 456]
BIOL 4119 - Biological Basis of Animal Diversity (spring) [BIOL 459]

BIOL 2311 - Vertebrate Physiology (fall and spring) [BIOL 210]
BIOL 3310 - Principles of Human Physiology [replaces BIOL 215]

BIOL 4310 - Molecular Physiology (fall) [BIOL 436]
BIOL 4314 - Molecular Evolution of Physiological Functions (fall even) [BIOL 444]
BIOL 4318 - Systems Biology: Integrative Physiology and Biomechanics of the Muscular System (spring) [BIOL 438]

BIOL 2410 - Evolutionary Biology (spring) [BIOL 230]
BIOL 3054 - Developmental Biology (currently offered only through LPS) [BIOL 354]
BIOL 3430 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Evolution (not offered every year) [BIOL 330]
BIOL 3625 - Marine Biology (spring) [BIOL 325]
BIOL 4410 - Advanced Evolution (not offered every year) [BIOL 410]
BIOL 4430 - Evolution and Ecology of Infectious Diseases (fall) [BIOL 430]
BIOL 4517 - Theoretical Population Biology (spring) [BIOL 417]
BIOL 4600 - Field Botany (fall) [BIOL 400]

BIOL 2610 - Ecology: from individuals to ecosystems (fall) [BIOL 240]
BIOL 1604 - Humans and the Environment (fall) [BIOL 140]
BIOL 2510 - Statistics for Biologists (fall) [BIOL 446]
BIOL 3625 - Marine Biology (spring) [BIOL 325]
BIOL 4430 - Evolution and Ecology of Infectious Diseases (fall) [BIOL 430]
BIOL 4536 - Introduction to Computational Biology & Biological Modeling (fall) [BIOL 437]
BIOL 4600 - Field Botany (fall) [BIOL 400]
BIOL 4615 - Freshwater Ecology (spring) [BIOL 415]
BIOL 4623 - Plant Ecology (not offered every year) [BIOL 423]
BIOL 4669 - Plant Physiology Through Space and Time (spring) [BIOL 469]

BIOL 3710 - Microbial Diversity and Pathogenesis (spring) [BIOL 375]
BIOL 3711 - Microbial Diversity and Pathogenesis Lab (spring) [BIOL 376]
BIOL 4016 - Molecular Mechanisms of Infectious Disease Biology (spring) [BIOL 406]
BIOL 4430 - Evolution and Ecology of Infectious Diseases (fall) [BIOL 430]
BIOL 4701 - Prokaryotic Microbiology: A Pragmatic View (fall) [BIOL 401]
BIOL 4710 - Topics in Prokaryotic Biology: From Molecules to Microbiomes (spring even) [BIOL 475]


Additional Biology Courses

NRSC 1110 - Introduction to Brain and Behavior (fall and spring) [BIOL 109]
BIOL 1999 - Clinical Independent Study (fall and spring) [BIOL 199]
BIOL 2510 - Statistics for Biologists (fall) [BIOL 446]
BIOL 3999 - Independent Study (fall and spring) [BIOL 399]
BIOL 4999 - Advanced Independent Study (fall and spring) [BIOL 499]

Courses for Non-majors

BIOL 0014 - Descent with Modification (not offered every year) [BIOL 014]
BIOL 1017 - The Biology of Food (fall) [BIOL 017]

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

NRSC 1110 and PSYC 1210 are equivalent courses [BIOL 109]
NRSC 2140 [BIBB 231] and PSYC 2220 [PSYC 231] are equivalent to BIOL 2140 [BIOL 231]
NRSC 2110 [BIBB 251] is equivalent to BIOL 2110 [BIOL 251]
NRSC 4442 [BIBB 442] and PSYC 3301 [PSYC 421] are equivalent to BIOL 4142 [BIOL 442]
NRSC 4110 [BIBB 479] and PSYC 3220 [PSYC 479] are equivalent to BIOL 4110 [BIOL 451]