Biology Electives

All Biology courses numbered between 204-699 are acceptable as elective courses for the major and minor. This includes courses on the Area Menus that aren't being used to fulfill area requirements, plus the courses below.

Area: Electives

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Course Notes
BIOLOGY205 Marine Megafauna NS, STS Spring 2021 offering
BIOLOGY208FS Computing on the Genome NS, QS Fall 2020 offering
BIOLOGY212(L) General Microbiology NS Offered every Fall & Spring; Can be used for Div req OR struc/function, but NOT BOTH!
BIOLOGY215 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling in Biology NS, QS, R Spring 2021 offering
BIOLOGY224D Fundamentals of Neuroscience (B) NS, STS Fall 2020 offering
BIOLOGY251L Molecular Evolution NS, QS, R
BIOLOGY255 Philosophy of Biology CZ, NS, R, STS Spring 2021 offering
BIOLOGY261D Race, Genomics, and Society EI, NS, SS, STS
BIOLOGY279LA Sound in the Sea: Introduction to Marine Bioacoustics NS, R, STS Spring 2021 offering
BIOLOGY290 Topics in Biology NS
BIOLOGY293 Research Independent Study R Available every term
BIOLOGY304 Biological Data Analysis NS, QS
BIOLOGY310 Primate Evolutionary Genetics NS, R
BIOLOGY318 Human Evolutionary Genetics NS
BIOLOGY319A Coastal Watershed Science and Policy NS, STS Spring 2021 offering; Duke Marine Lab
BIOLOGY325 Genome Technologies NS, STS Fall 2020 offering
BIOLOGY326S Evolutionary Genomics NS, STS
BIOLOGY335LA Drones in Marine Science NS, STS Duke Marine Lab
BIOLOGY345 Dinosaurs with Feathers and Whales with Legs: Major Evolutionary Transitions in the Fossil Record NS, STS
BIOLOGY364L Advanced Experimental Physics NS Spring 2021 offering
BIOLOGY375A Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles NS, STS Spring 2021 offering; Duke Marine Lab
BIOLOGY376LA Marine Mammals NS, R, STS
BIOLOGY379LA Research Methods in Marine Science NS, R, W
BIOLOGY421S Biology of Nervous System Diseases NS
BIOLOGY424S Cell Shape(s) and Dynamics NS Fall 2020 offering
BIOLOGY445A Marine Climate Change EI, NS, STS Fall 2020 offering
BIOLOGY450S Genomics of Adaptation: A Modern Look at Evolution NS
BIOLOGY460(formerly 250) Population Genetics NS, QS Spring 2021 offering
BIOLOGY490T Tutorial Available every term
BIOLOGY495 Scientific Argument in Writing W Spring 2021 offering
BIOLOGY515 Principles of Immunology NS, R
BIOLOGY555S Problems in the Philosophy of Biology NS, STS
BIOLOGY556L Systematic Biology NS
BIOLOGY563S Stormwater Science: Pollution, Pavement, and Precipitation NS
BIOLOGY588S Macroevolution NS
BIOLOGY590S Seminar (Topics) NS
BIOLOGY650 Molecular Population Genetics NS
BIOLOGY651S Speciation NS
BIOLOGY652S The Life and Work of Darwin NS
BIOLOGY660 Coalenscence and Evolution NS Fall 2020 offering
BIOLOGY706 Grant Writing NS Spring 2021 offering