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 and course schedule for details on modes of delivery.

Catalog (Course Descriptions)

Course Schedules (Modes of Delivery)

Fall 2021 

Introductory Courses

Exploratory (non-majors)
BIO 108 Human Biology w/lab (L. McNally, Fully in Person)

Required entry to major (take one odd # and one even # in any order)
BIO 111 Molecules, Genes, & Cells w/lab (K. Hales, D. Wessner, Lecture and Lab Hybrid)
BIO 112 Organisms, Evolution, & Ecosystems  (M. Barsoum, Fully in Person; M. Stanback, Lecture and Lab Hybrid)
BIO 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (S. Sarafova, Lecture Online, Flex Lab)
BIO 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (S. Wadgymar, Fully in Person)

Group A Courses

Advanced Cellular/Molecular Lab
BIO 201 Genetics w/lab (J. Whitson, Fully in Person)
BIO 208 Cell Biology w/lab (K. Bernd, Fully in Person)
BIO 303 Biochemistry w/lab (M. Holle, Flex)

Group B Courses

Advanced Organismal/Ecological Lab/Field
BIO 227 Conservation Biology w/lab (K. Smith, Fully in Person)
BIO 321 Ecology w/lab (C. Paradise, Fully In Person)
BIO 331 Behavioral Neuroscience w/lab | crosslisted as PSY302 (J. Ramirez, Flex)

Additional Courses

Seminars, Group Investigations, Etc.
BIO 209 Bioinformatics Programming (D. Thurtle-Schmidt, Fully In Person)
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (D. Thurtle-Schmidt, Fully in Person; A. Meier, Fully In Person)
BIO 251 Light Microscopy (B. Lom, Fully In Person)
BIO 365 Biology of Cancer (J. Melonakos, Fully in Person)
BIO 392 Medical Biotechnology (S. Sarafova, Flex)

Independent Study & Research Courses
BIO 170 Introductory Directed Readying in Biology
BIO 171 Introductory Research in Biology
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 2022

Introductory Courses

Required entry to major (take one odd # and one even # in any order)
BIO 111 Molecules, Genes, & Cells w/lab (K. Bernd)
BIO 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (J. Whitson, M. Holle)
BIO 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (C. Paradise, A. Meier)

Group A Courses

Advanced Cellular/Molecular Lab
BIO 201 Genetics w/lab (K. Hales)
BIO 202 Microbiology w/lab (D. Wessner)

Group B Courses

Advanced Organismal/Ecological Lab/Field
BIO 218 Human Form and Function w/lab (N. Mamoon)
BIO 320 Plant Adaptations w/lab (S. Wadgymar)

Additional Courses

Seminars, Group Investigations, Etc.
BIO 161 Being Human in STEM
BIO 230 The Host-Pathogen Interaction (S. Sarafova)
BIO 239 Nutrition (J. Whitson)
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (K. Smith)
BIO 253 Immune Health & the Microbiome (S. Sarafova)
BIO 264 Circadian Rhythms (R. Vance)

BIO 265 Knowing Nature (K. Smith)
BIO 267 Cases in Environmental Health (K. Bernd)
BIO 309 Genomics (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 310 Human Physiology (M. Barsoum)
BIO 343 Laboratory Methods in Genomics (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 369 The Science of Fermentation (M. Holle)
BIO 391 Maternal & Fetal Health (J. Melonakos)
BIO 395 REG FOR CHE 430 CRN 20095 (H. Key)
BIO 397 Biology of COVID-19 (D. Wessner)

Independent Study & Research Courses
BIO 170 Introductory Directed Reading in Biology
BIO 171 Introductory Research in Biology
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 2022

Introductory Courses

Required entry to major (take one odd # and one even # in any order)
BIO 111 Molecules, Genes, & Cells w/lab (K. Bernd, D. Wessner)
BIO 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (M. Campbell)
BIO 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (S. Wadgymar, Staff, Staff)

Group A Courses

Advanced Cellular/Molecular Lab
BIO 201 Genetics w/lab (R. El Bejjani)
BIO 303 Biochemistry w/lab (B. Thurtle-Schmidt)

BIO 307 Immunology w/ lab (S. Sarafova)

Group B Courses

Advanced Organismal/Ecological Lab/Field
BIO 321 Ecology w/lab (A. Meier)

Additional Courses

Seminars, Group Investigations, Etc.
BIO 209 Bioinformatics Programming (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (D. Thurtle-Schmidt, Wadgymar)

BIO 237 Biodiversity and Conservation (no lab) (K. Smith)
BIO 261 Neuroscience of Exercise (B. Lom)

BIO 26x JEC Seminar (K. Hales)
BIO 265 Agroecology in a Changing World (A. Meier)
BIO 35x Group Investigation (K. Hales)
BIO 358 Investigations in Transcriptional Regulation (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 365 Biology of Cancer (J. Melonakos)
BIO 368 - Health Care Issues in Zambia (V. Case)
BIO 297 Biology of COVID-19 (D. Wessner)

Independent Study & Research Courses
BIO 170 Introductory Directed Readying in Biology
BIO 171 Introductory Research in Biology
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 2023

Exploratory (non-majors)
BIO 105 Biology For Life w/lab (M. Campbell)

Introductory Courses

Required entry to major (take one odd # and one even # in any order)
BIO 111 Molecules, Genes, & Cells w/lab (K. Bernd)
BIO 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (S. Sarafova, Staff)
BIO 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (A. Meier, Staff)
 

Group A Courses

Advanced Cellular/Molecular Lab
BIO 201 Genetics w/lab (K. Hales)
BIO 202 Microbiology w/lab (D. Wessner)

BIO 303 Biochemistry w/lab (B. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 333 Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (R. El Bejjani)

Group B Courses

Advanced Organismal/Ecological Lab/Field
BIO 223 - Animal Behavior (=PSY 323)

BIO 320 Plant Adaptations w/lab (S. Wadgymar)

Additional Courses

Seminars, Group Investigations, Etc.
BIO 152 Introduction to Genome Editing (R. El Bejjani)

BIO 161 Being Human in STEM (B. Lom)
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (K. Smith, Staff)
BIO 267 Cases in Environmental Health (K. Bernd)

BIO 26x Antiracist Physiology and Medicine (M. Barsoum)
BIO 309 Genomics (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 310 Human Physiology (M. Barsoum)
BIO 343 Laboratory Methods in Genomics (D. Thurtle-Schmidt)
BIO 391 Maternal & Fetal Health (J. Melonakos)
BIO 392 Medical Biotechnology (S. Sarafova)
BIO 395 REG FOR CHE 430 CRN 20095 (H. Key)

Independent Study & Research Courses
BIO 170 Introductory Directed Readying in Biology
BIO 171 Introductory Research in Biology
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