Course Planning

The schedule below represents courses the Biology Department expects to offer in coming semesters.  Specific course offerings are not guaranteed; scheduling changes may occur. 

Fall 2015

Introductory Biology Courses

Exploratory (non-majors)
Bio 108 Human Biology w/lab (McNally)

Required entry to major (need 111 or 113 & 112 or 114; can be completed in any order)

Bio 111 Molecules, Genes, & Cells w/lab (Hales, Wessner)
Bio 112 Organisms, Evolution, & Ecosystems w/lab (Barsoum, Stanback)
Bio 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (Campbell)
Bio 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (Smith)

Group A Biology Courses

Bio 201 Genetics w/lab (El Bejjani)
Bio 208 Cell Biology w/lab (Bernd)
Bio 303 Biochemistry w/lab (Hay)

Group B Biology Courses

Bio 212 Animal Physiology w/lab (Dorcas)
Bio 311 Comparative Anatomy w/lab (Putnam)
Bio 321 Ecology w/lab (Paradise)
Bio 331 Behavioral Neuroscience w/lab (Rameriz) crosslisted as PSY 302

Other Advanced Biology Courses

Bio 209 Bioinformatics Programming (Heyer) crosslisted as CSC 209
Bio 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (Peroni)
Bio 257 Tree ID & Ecology: Dendrology (Peroni)
Bio 261 Neuroscience of Exercise (Lom)
Bio 267 Cases in Environmental Health (Bernd)
Bio 342 Evolution (Stanback)
Bio 355 Genome Editing (El Bejjani)
Bio 364 Case Studies in Immune System Dysfunction (Sarafova)
Bio 368 Health Care Issues in Zambia (Case)
Bio 371/3 Independent Research (staff)
Bio 397 Invasion Biology (Dorcas)

Spring 2016  (need 111 or 113 & 112 or 114; can be completed in any order)

Introductory Biology Courses

Exploratory (non-majors)
Bio 103 Microbes & Disease (McNally)
Bio 108 Human Biology w/lab (McNally)

Required entry to major

Bio 111 Molecules, Genes, & Cells w/lab (BerndSarafova)
Bio 112 Organisms, Evolution, & Ecosystems w/lab (Peroni)
Bio 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (El Bejjani)
Bio 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (Paradise)

Group A Biology Courses

Bio 201 Genetics w/lab (Hales)
Bio 202 Microbiology w/lab (Wessner)
Bio 306 Developmental Biology w/lab (Lom)

Group B Biology Courses

Bio 227 Conservation Biology & Biodiversity w/lab (Smith)
Bio 305 Histology w/lab (Putnam)

Other Advanced Biology Courses

Bio 260 Perspective on Darwinism (Putnam)
Bio 263 Representations of HIV/AIDS (Wessner) crosslisted as ENG 285
Bio 309 Genomics (Campbell)
Bio 310 Human Physiology (Barsoum)
Bio 343 Laboratory Methods in Genomics (Campbell)
Bio 351 Herpetological Research (Dorcas)

Bio 356 Diversity & Extinction Analysis (Smith)
Bio 366 Renewable Natural Resources (Paradise) crosslisted as ANT 382
Bio 372/3 Independent Research (staff)
Bio 391 RNA Worlds (Raymond)
Bio 395 Biochemistry seminar (TBA) crosslisted as CHE 430