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)

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, S. Villa, 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 (= CSC 209) ( L. Heyer)
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (D. Thurtle-Schmidt, S. Wadgymar)
BIO 237 Biodiversity and Conservation (no lab) (K. Smith)
BIO 260 Biology of Water Pollution (J. Spillman)
BIO 261 Neuroscience of Exercise (B. Lom)
BIO 268 Agroecology in a Changing World (A. Meier)
BIO 269 Genetics, Gender, and Disability (K. Hales)
BIO 290 GIS for Biologists (A. Spillman)
BIO 352 Genetics of Mitochondrial Shaping (K. Hales)
BIO 361 Bacterial Pathogenesis (J. Sich)
BIO 365 Biology of Cancer (J. Melonakos)

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

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 (L. Schuck, J. Melonakos)
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 ( S. Sarafova)
BIO 333 Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (R. El Bejjani)
CHE 230 Introduction to Biological Chemistry (J. Myers)

Group B Courses

Advanced Organismal/Ecological Lab/Field
BIO 223 Animal Behavior (=PSY 323) (S. Villa)
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, D. Thurtle-Schmidt, Staff)
BIO 256 Applied Insect Ecology (C. Paradise)
BIO 262 Antiracist Physiology and Medicine (M. Barsoum)
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 364 Immune System Dysfunction (S. Sarafova)
BIO 391 Maternal & Fetal Health (J. Melonakos)
BIO 395 REG FOR CHE 430 CRN 20095 ( N. Snyder)
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 2023 

Additional Course Planning Updates To Come

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, S. Villa)

Group A Courses

Advanced Cellular/Molecular Lab
BIO 201 Genetics w/lab
(More courses coming soon)

Group B Courses

Advanced Organismal/Ecological Lab/Field
BIO 218 Human Form and Function (N. Mamoon)

BIO 321 Ecology w/lab (C. Paradise)
(More courses coming soon)

Additional Courses

Seminars, Group Investigations, etc.
BIO 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists
(More courses coming soon)

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