Course Schedule 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 2016

Introductory Biology 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, 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 303 Biochemistry w/lab (Ward)
Bio 307 Immunology w/lab (Sarafova)

Group B Biology Courses

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 233 Behavioral Ecology (Stanback)
Bio 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (Peroni)
Bio 257 Dendrology (Peroni)
Bio 261 Neuroscience of Exercise (Lom)
Bio 267 Cases in Environmental Health (Bernd)
Bio 368 Health Care Issues in Zambia (Case)
Bio 393 Advances in Genome Editing (El Bejjani)

Independent Study and Research Courses

Bio 370 Directed Reading in Biology (Staff)
Bio 371 Research in Biology I (Staff)
Bio 372 Research in Biology II (Staff)
Bio 373 Research in Biology III (Staff)
Bio 374 Research in Biology IV (Staff)
Bio 379 Thesis in Biology (Staff)

Spring 2017

Introductory Biology Courses

Exploratory (non-majors)
Bio 103 Microbes & Disease (McNally)
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 (Bernd, Melonakos, Sarafova)
Bio 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (Paradise, Peroni)

Group A Biology Courses

Bio 201 Genetics w/lab (Hales)
Bio 202 Microbiology w/lab (Wessner)
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 217 Insects & People (Paradise)
Bio 240 Biostatistics for Life Scientists (Pittman, Smith)
Bio 251 Light Microscopy (Lom)
Bio 260 Perspectives on Darwinism (Putnam)
Bio 309 Genomics (Campbell)
Bio 310 Human Physiology (Barsoum)
Bio 343 Laboratory Methods in Genomics (Campbell)
Bio 360 Biology of HIV/AIDS (Wessner)
Bio 364 Immune System Dysfunction (Sarafova)
Bio 395 Biochemistry Seminar (Meyers) crosslisted as CHE 430

Independent Study and Research Courses

Bio 370 Directed Reading in Biology (Staff)
Bio 371 Research in Biology I (Staff)
Bio 372 Research in Biology II (Staff)
Bio 373 Research in Biology III (Staff)
Bio 374 Research in Biology IV (Staff)
Bio 379 Thesis in Biology (Staff)

Fall 2017

Introductory Biology 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, 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 (Staff)

Group B Biology Courses

Bio 216 Botany w/lab (Peroni)
Bio 311 Comparative Anatomy w/lab (Putnam)
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 261 Neuroscience of Exercise (Lom)
Bio 265 Conservation of India's Biodiversity (as part of Davidson-in-India study abroad trip) (Paradise)
Bio 267 Cases in Environmental Health (Bernd)
Bio 363 Human Genetics (Hales)
Bio 368 Health Care Issues in Zambia (Case)
Bio 392 Medical Biotechnology (Sarafova)
Bio 393 Advances in Genome Editing (El Bejjani)

Independent Study and Research Courses

Bio 370 Directed Reading in Biology (Staff)
Bio 371 Research in Biology I (Staff)
Bio 372 Research in Biology II (Staff)
Bio 373 Research in Biology III (Staff)
Bio 374 Research in Biology IV (Staff)
Bio 379 Thesis in Biology (Staff)

Spring 2018

Introductory Biology Courses

Exploratory (non-majors)
Bio 103 Microbes & Disease (McNally)
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 (Bernd, Sarafova)
Bio 113 Integrated Concepts in Biology I w/lab (El Bejjani)
Bio 114 Integrated Concepts in Biology II w/lab (Paradise, Peroni)

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 (Smith)
Bio 260 Perspective on Darwinism (Putnam)
Bio 309 Genomics (Campbell)
Bio 310 Human Physiology (Barsoum)
Bio 343 Laboratory Methods in Genomics (Campbell)

Independent Study and Research Courses

Bio 370 Directed Reading in Biology (Staff)
Bio 371 Research in Biology I (Staff)
Bio 372 Research in Biology II (Staff)
Bio 373 Research in Biology III (Staff)
Bio 374 Research in Biology IV (Staff)
Bio 379 Thesis in Biology (Staff)