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Biology
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Department of Biology
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Concentrations

Organismal and Evolutionary Biology

Additional courses:
  • BIO 2110 – General Botany (4)
  • BIO 2120 – General Zoology (4)
Four elective courses selected from the following (at least two must be lab courses and no more than one cross-listed BIO/GBS may count toward the major):
  • BIO 3040 – Microbiology (4)
  • BIO 3050 – Genetics (4)
  • BIO 3070 – Vascular Plant Taxonomy (4)
  • BIO 3080 – Vertebrate natural History (4)
  • BIO 3220 – Parasitology (4)
  • BIO/GBS 3300 – Global Change Ecology (4)
  • BIO/GBS 3450 – The Hidden Face of Ecuador (4)
  • BIO 3451 – Entomology (4)
  • BIO 4010 – Animal Physiology (4)
  • BIO 4020 – Ecological Plant Physiology (4)
  • BIO 4030 – Developmental Biology (4)
  • BIO 4040 – Ecology (4)
  • BIO 4050 – Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (4)
  • BIO 4090 – Molecular Biology (4)
One course selected from the following:
  • BIO 4111 & BIO 4112 – Undergraduate Research (2)
  • BIO 4980 – Biology Journal Club (2)
  • BIO 4990 – Senior Seminar (2)

Cellular/Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Additional courses:
Two courses selected from the following:
  • BIO 2110 – General Botany (4)
  • BIO 2120 – General Zoology (4)
  • BIO 2060 – Human Physiology (4)
Four elective courses selected from the following (at least two must be lab courses and no more than one cross-listed BIO/GBS may count toward the major):
  • BIO 3000 – Cell Biology (4)
  • BIO 3040 – Microbiology (4)
  • BIO 3050 – Genetics (4)
  • BIO 3210 – Tools for Biotechnology (4)
  • BIO 4030 – Developmental Biology (4)
  • BIO 4060 – Immunology (4)
  • BIO 4065 – Virology (4)
  • BIO 4090 – Molecular Biology (4)
  • BCH 3220 – Biochemistry I (4)
One course selected from the following:
  • BIO 4111 & BIO 4112 – Undergraduate Research (2)
  • BIO 4980 – Biology Journal Club (2)
  • BIO 4990 – Senior Seminar (2)

Health Science

Additional courses:
Two courses selected from the following:
  • BIO 2060 – Human Physiology (4)
  • BIO 2070 – Human Anatomy (4)
  • BIO 2120 – General Zoology (4)
Four elective courses selected from the following (at least two must be lab courses and no more than one cross-listed BIO/GBS may count toward the major):
  • BIO 3000 – Cell Biology (4)
  • BIO 3030 – Vertebrate Histology (4)
  • BIO 3040 – Microbiology (4)
  • BIO 3050 – Genetics (4)
  • BIO 3220 – Parasitology (4)
  • BIO/GBS 3350 – Emerging Infectious Diseases: A World Perspective (4)
  • BIO/WGS 3500 – Biology of Women (4)
  • BIO 4010 – Animal Physiology (4)
  • BIO 4030 – Developmental Biology (4)
  • BIO 4050 – Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (4)
  • BIO 4060 – Immunology (4)
  • BIO 4065 – Virology (4)
  • BIO 4070 – Endocrinology (4)
  • BIO 4080 – Neurobiology (4)
  • BIO 4090 – Molecular Biology (4)
  • BCH 3220 – Biochemistry I (4)
One course selected from the following:
  • BIO 4111 & BIO 4112 – Undergraduate Research (2)
  • BIO 4980 – Biology Journal Club (2)
  • BIO 4990 – Senior Seminar (2)

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