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

Spring 2019

Introductory Courses

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

Required entry to major (take 111 or 113 and 112 or 114 in any order)
BIO 111 Molecules, Genes, & Cells (Wessner)
BIO 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (B. Thurtle-Schmidt, Rosemond)
BIO 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (Paradise, Peroni)

Group A Courses

Advanced Cellular/Molecular Lab
BIO 201 Genetics w/lab (Hales)
BIO 307 Immunology w/lab (Sarafova)
BIO 333 Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience w/lab (El Bejjani)

Group B Courses

Advanced Organismal/Ecological Lab/Field
BIO 222 Vertebrate Zoology w/lab (Stanback)
BIO 227 Conservation Biology & Biodiversity w/lab (Smith)

Additional Advanced Courses

Seminars, Group Investigations, Etc.
BIO 209 Bioinformatics Programming (D. Thurtle-Schmidt) crosslisted as CSC209
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (Wadgymar, Peroni)
BIO 253 Immune Health & the Microbiome (Sarafova)
BIO 266 Synthetic Biology Discoveries (Campbell)
BIO 309 Genomics (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 310 Human Physiology (Barsoum)
BIO 343 Laboratory Methods in Genomics (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 356 Diversity and Extinction Analysis (Smith)
BIO 365 Cancer Biology (Melonakos)

Independent Study & Research Courses
BIO 370 Directed Reading in Biology
BIO 371 Research in Biology I
BIO 372 Research in Biology II
BIO 373 Research in Biology III
BIO 374 Research in Biology IV
BIO 379 Thesis in Biology

Fall 2019

Introductory Courses

Exploratory (non-majors)
BIO 108 Human Biology w/lab (McNally)
Required entry to major (take 111 or 113 and 112 or 114 in any order)
BIO 111 Molecules, Genes, & Cells w/lab (Hales, Bernd, Wessner)
BIO 112 Organisms, Evolution, & Ecosystems w/lab (Barsoum, Stanback)
BIO 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (Staff)

Group A Courses

Advanced Cellular/Molecular Lab
BIO 201 Genetics w/lab (El Bejjani)
BIO 202 Microbiology w/lab (Rosemond)
BIO 303 Biochemistry w/lab (B. Thurtle-Schmidt) crosslisted as CHE230

Group B Courses

Advanced Organismal Lab/Field
BIO 317 Entomology: The Insects w/lab (Paradise)
BIO 331 Behavioral Neuroscience w/lab (Ramirez) crosslisted as PSY302

Additional Advanced Courses

Seminars, Group Investigations, Etc.
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (D. Thurtle-Schmidt, Staff)
BIO 266 Synthetic Biology Discoveries (Campbell)
BIO 342 Evolutionary Biology (Stanback)
BIO 352 Genetics Group Investigation (Hales)
BIO 357 Biotoxicity of Hookah Tobacco Smoke (Bernd)
BIO 365 Biology of Cancer (Melonakos)
BIO 368 Healthcare in Zambia (Case)
BIO 393 Advances in Genome Editing (El Bejjani)

Independent Study & Research Courses
BIO 370 Directed Reading in Biology
BIO 371 Research in Biology I
BIO 372 Research in Biology II
BIO 373 Research in Biology III
BIO 374 Research in Biology IV
BIO 379 Thesis in Biology

Spring 2020

Introductory Courses

Exploratory (non-majors)
BIO 108 Human Biology w/lab (McNally)
Required entry to major (take 111 or 113 and 112 or 114 in any order)
BIO 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (B. Thurtle-Schmidt, El Bejjani, Campbell)
BIO 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (Paradise, Wadgymar)

Group A Courses

Advanced Cellular/Molecular Lab
BIO 201 Genetics w/lab (Hales)
BIO 202 Microbiology w/lab (Wessner)
BIO 208 Cell Biology w/lab (Bernd)

Group B Course

Advanced Organismal/Ecological Lab/Field
BIO 218 Human Anatomy (Mamoon)

Additional Advanced Courses

Seminars, Group Investigations, Etc.
BIO 209 Bioinformatics Programming (D. Thurtle-Schmidtcrosslisted as CSC209
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (Staff)
BIO 251 Light Microscopy (Lom)
BIO 261 Neuroscience of Exercise (Lom)
BIO 309 Genomics (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 310 Human Physiology (Barsoum)
BIO 343 Laboratory Methods in Genomics (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 361 Evolutionary Ecology (Wadgymar)
BIO 365 Biology of Cancer (Melonakos)
BIO 394 Molecular Machines (B. Thurtle-Schmidt)

Independent Study & Research Courses
BIO 370 Directed Reading in Biology
BIO 371 Research in Biology I
BIO 372 Research in Biology II
BIO 373 Research in Biology III
BIO 374 Research in Biology IV
BIO 379 Thesis in Biology

Tentative Fall 2020

Introductory Courses

Exploratory (non-majors)
BIO 108 Human Biology w/lab (McNally)
Required entry to major (take 111 or 113 and 112 or 114 in any order)
BIO 111 Molecules, Genes, & Cells w/lab (TBD)
BIO 112 Organisms, Evolution, & Ecosystems w/lab (Barsoum, Stanback)
BIO 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (Campbell , D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (Smith, Staff)

Group A Courses

Advanced Cellular/Molecular Lab
BIO 201 Genetics w/lab (Sarafova)
BIO 202 Microbiology w/lab (Wessner)
BIO 208 Cell Biology w/lab (Bernd)
BIO 303 Biochemistry w/lab (B. Thurtle-Schmidt) crosslisted as CHE230

Group B Courses

Advanced Organismal/Ecological Lab/Field
BIO 216 Plants, Farms, Forests (Peroni)
BIO 321 Ecology w/lab (Paradise)
BIO 331 Behavioral Neuroscience w/lab (Ramirez) crosslisted as PSY302

Additional Advanced Courses

Seminars, Group Investigations, Etc.
BIO 230 The Host-Pathogen Interaction (Sarafova)
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (Staff)
BIO 257 Dendrology (Peroni)
BIO 36X Seminar (Bernd)
BIO 368 Healthcare in Zambia (Case)
BIO 394 Molecular Machines (B. Thurtle-Schmidt)

Independent Study & Research Courses
BIO 370 Directed Reading in Biology
BIO 371 Research in Biology I
BIO 372 Research in Biology II
BIO 373 Research in Biology III
BIO 374 Research in Biology IV
BIO 379 Thesis in Biology