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
BIOLOGY199D Introduction to Biological Thinking NS, STS Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY205 Marine Megafauna NS, STS
BIOLOGY212L General Microbiology NS Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY215 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling in Biology NS, QS, R
BIOLOGY224 Fundamentals of Neuroscience (B) NS, STS Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY250 Population Genetics NS
BIOLOGY251L Molecular Evolution NS, QS, R
BIOLOGY255 Philosophy of Biology CZ, NS, R, STS
BIOLOGY279LA Sound in the Sea: Introduction to Marine Bioacoustics NS, R, STS
BIOLOGY281LA Research Methods in Tropical Biology NS, R, W Costa Rica
BIOLOGY282LA Introduction to Field Ethnobiology NS, STS Costa Rica
BIOLOGY290 Topics in Biology NS
BIOLOGY293 Research Independent Study R Available every term
BIOLOGY304 Biological Data Analysis NS, QS Fall 2017 offering, formerly numbered BIO 204
BIOLOGY311 Systems Biology: An Introduction for the Quantitative Sciences NS
BIOLOGY319A Coastal Watershed Science and Policy NS, STS
BIOLOGY335LA Unoccupied Aircraft Systems in Scientific Research NS, STS
BIOLOGY345 Dinosaurs with Feathers and Whales with Legs: Major Evolutionary Transitions in the Fossil Record NS, STS Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY350 Complex Traits and Evolutionary Genetics NS
BIOLOGY365 From Influenza A to Varicella Zoster: The Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution of Infectious Disease NS
BIOLOGY375A Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles NS, STS
BIOLOGY376LA Marine Mammals NS, R, STS
BIOLOGY379LA Research Methods in Marine Science NS, R, W
BIOLOGY385L Integrative Neurosci Lab NS, R, W Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY419S The Cell Cycle: Principles of Control NS
BIOLOGY421S Biology of Nervous System Diseases NS Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY423S Development of Neural Circuits NS
BIOLOGY450S Genomics of Adaptation: A Modern Look at Evolution NS
BIOLOGY490T Tutorial Available every term
BIOLOGY495 Scientific Argument in Writing W
BIOLOGY515 Principles of Immunology NS, R Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY516 Developmental Biology NS
BIOLOGY554 Genomic Perspectives on Human Evolution NS, R, STS, W
BIOLOGY555S Problems in the Philosophy of Biology NS, STS
BIOLOGY556L Systematic Biology NS
BIOLOGY563S Stormwater Science: Pollution, Pavement, and Precipitation NS
BIOLOGY588S Macroevolution NS Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY590S Seminar (Topics) NS Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY605S Modeling biological systems using Matlab NS, QS
BIOLOGY650 Molecular Population Genetics NS
BIOLOGY651S Speciation NS
BIOLOGY652S The Life and Work of Darwin NS
BIOLOGY660 Coalescence and Evolution NS Fall 2017 offering
BIOLOGY706 Grant Writing NS