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Biological Sciences

Syllabi & Course Descriptions

This information is provided to offer course planning assistance. While every effort is made to provide current information, the detailed course descriptions and syllabi on this website are often based on prior semesters and may not yet be updated. Current course syllabi are distributed by course instructors when summer classes begin.


Please note that there may not be a course syllabus or detailed course description for every listed course.


Course Title Previous Syllabi
Concepts of Biology BIOL 101
Life: Introduction to Modern Biology BIOL 109
Foundations of Biology: Cells, Energy and Organisms BIOL 141
Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution BIOL 142
Nutrition and Health BIOL 233
Human Anatomy and Physiology I & Laboratory BIOL 251 &
BIOL 251L
Human Anatomy and Physiology II & Laboratory BIOL 252 &
BIOL 252L
Microbiology BIOL 275
Microbiology Laboratory BIOL 275L
Experimental Biology Laboratory BIOL 300L
Molecular and General Genetics BIOL 302
Molecular and General Genetics Laboratory BIOL 302L
Cell Biology BIOL 303
Comparative Animal Physiology BIOL 305
Advanced Topics in Cell Biology BIOL 420
Biological Chemistry BIOL 430
Population and Quantitative Genetics BIOL 466
Animal Behavior BIOL 480