Alternate Elective Courses

A maximum of two approved alternate elective courses may be applied to the requirements for the major. A maximum of 1 approved alternate elective course may be applied to the requirements of the minor.

Course Number Course Title
Biochemistry
BCH 301* Introductory Biochemistry I * this course can fulfill a Biology Upper Level Elective
BCH 302 Introductory Biochemistry II
Biomedical Engineering
BME 244L Quantitative Physiology with Biostatistical Applications (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
BME 260L Modeling Cellular and Molecular Systems (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
BME/Neurosci 301L Bioelectricity (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
BME 562 Biology by Design (fulfills capstone requirement for Bio major)
Cell Biology
CELLBIO 451 (Summer 2020 only) and Cell Bio 503 (no longer offered)** Human Physiology - **cannot use Cellbio 451 or Cellbio 503 *and* BIO 329L/D towards the Biology major
Chemistry
CHEM 302 Biophysics & Biophysical Chemistry
CHEM 517 (Fall '14 was 590.02) Molecules in Life and Disease
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
CBB 520 Genome Tools and Technologies
CBB 561L/BME 561L Genome Science & Technology Lab (fulfills a lab and capstone requirement for Bio major)
Computer Science
COMPSCI 260 Introduction to Computational Genomics
COMPSCI/CBB 561 Computational Sequence Biology
Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOS 204L The Evolving Earth and Life (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
Environmental Sciences & Policy
ENVIRON 311 Dendrology
ENVIRON 501(A) Environmental Toxicology
ENVIRON 503 Forest Ecosystems
ENVIRON 610 Ecotoxicology
Evolutionary Anthropology
EVANTH 235L Primate Anatomy (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
EVANTH 246 Sociobiology
EVANTH 253 Primate Ecology
EVANTH 257 Ecology & Adaptation of Hunters & Gatherers
EVANTH 330 Human Physiology and Anatomy
EVANTH 333L The Human Body (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
EVANTH 334L Human Osteology (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
EVANTH 344L Primate Field Biology (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
EVANTH 359S Primate Conservation
EVANTH 385D/GLHLTH 315D Primate Disease/Global Health
EVANTH 520S Primate Paleobiology
EVANTH 522 The Hominin Fossil Record
EVANTH 530 Human Functional Anatomy
EVANTH 532S Craniodental Anatomy and Physiology
EVANTH 537S Orthopedic Biomechanics/Kinesiology
EVANTH 546S Primate Social Evolution
EVANTH 582S Functional & Evolutionary Morphology of Primates
EVANTH 585 Statistical Rethinking: Methods and Applications in EvAnth & Bio
EVANTH 590S.01 Fall 2018 Phylogenetic Comp Method Stats
EVANTH 590S.02 Fall 2018 Conservation and Infectious Disease
Genome Sciences & Policy
GENOME 222FS (122FS) Genetics and Epigenetics
GENOME 256/SCISOC 256 Genome Sciences and Society
Immunology
IMMUNOL 800 Comprehensive Immunology, need Deans' approval for 800-level course
Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
MGM 532 Human Genetics
MGM 552 Virology (fulfills capstone requirement for Bio major)
MGM 582 Microbial Pathogenesis
Neuroscience - see Psychology for additional Neurosci courses
NEUROSCI 288S/Music 288S Music as Biology
NEUROSCI 289 Music and the Brain
NEUROSCI/BME 301L Bioelectricity (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
NEUROSCI 376 Contemporary Neuroscience Methods
NEUROSCI 380L/PSY 375L Functional Anatomy of the Human Brain (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
PHARM 350 Pharmacology: Drug Actions and Reactions
PHARM 360 Drugs, Brain and Behavior
PHARM 370(S) Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine
PHARM 471S Reward and Addiction
PHARM 533 Essentials of Pharmacology and Toxicology (fulfills capstone requirement for Bio major)
PHARM 554 Mammalian Toxicology (fulfills capstone requirement for Bio major)
Psychology & Neuroscience
PSY 106 / NEUROSCI 101 /PSY 107/ NEUROSCI 102 Biological Bases of Behavior: Introduction and Survey
PSY 257 / NEUROSCI 212 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience
PSY 273/NEUROSCI 363 Behavior and Neurochemistry
PSY 274/NEUROSCI 360 Drugs, Brain & Behavior
PSY 276/NEUROSCI 211 Brain and Behavior
PSY 277 / NEUROSCI 277 Looking Inside the Disordered Brain
PSY 279 / NEUROSCI 373 Behavioral Neuroimmunology
PSY 302L / NEUROSCI 383L** Brain Waves and Cognition **cannot count for LAB requirement**
PSY 303L / NEUROSCI 382L Functional Neuroimaging (fulfills a lab requirement for Bio major)
PSY 355S / NEUROSCI 355S Visual Perception and the Brain
PSY 376S / NEUROSCI 366S Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
PSY 379L / NEUROSCI 379L** Comparative Neuroanatomy **cannot count for LAB requirement**
PSY 461S / NEUROSCI 461S Neurobiology Learning/Memory
PSY 471S / NEUROSCI 471S Reward and Addiction
PSY 499S / NEUROSCI 499S Current Research in Neuroscience
PSY 686S / NEUROSCI 686S Principles of Neuroimmunology