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.
Please see the catalog for course descriptions. 

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 (Ramirez) crosslisted as PSY 302

Additional 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 Evolutionary Biology (Stanback)
Bio 355 Genome Editing (El Bejjani)
Bio 364 Case Studies in Immune System Dysfunction (Sarafova)
Bio 365 Cancer Biology (Melonakos)
Bio 368 Health Care Issues in Zambia (Case)
Bio 371/3 Independent Research (staff)
Bio 392 Medical Biotechnology (Sarafova)
Bio 397 Invasion Biology (Dorcas)

Spring 2016  

Introductory Biology Courses

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

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

Additional Advanced Biology Courses

Bio 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (Pittman)
Bio 260 Perspective on Darwinism (Putnam)
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 360 Biology of HIV/AIDS (Wessner) 
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 (Myers) crosslisted as CHE 430

Fall 2016

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 307 Immunology w/lab (Sarafova)

GROUP B BIOLOGY COURSES

Bio 216 Botany (Peroni)
Bio 311 Comparative Anatomy w/lab (Putnam)
Bio 321 Ecology w/lab (Paradise)
Bio 331 Behavioral Neuroscience w/lab (Ramirez) crosslisted as PSY 302

ADDITIONAL ADVANCED BIOLOGY COURSES

Bio 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (Peroni)
Bio 368 Health Care Issues in Zambia (Case)
Bio 371/3 Independent Research (staff)

Additional courses TBA

Spring 2017

INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY COURSES

Exploratory (non-majors)
Bio 103 Microbes & Disease (McNally)
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 (Bernd, Sarafova)
Bio 112 Organisms, Evolution, & Ecosystems w/lab (Peroni)
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)
Bio 333 Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience w/lab (El Bejjani)

GROUP B BIOLOGY COURSES

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

ADDITIONAL ADVANCED BIOLOGY COURSES

Bio 309 Genomics (Campbell)
Bio 310 Human Physiology (Barsoum)
Bio 343 Laboratory Methods in Genomics (Campbell)
Bio 372/3 Independent Research (Staff)
Bio 395 Biochemistry Seminar (Sarafova) crosslisted as CHE 430

Additional courses TBA