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BIOL 578. Human Physiology

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Physiological processes at the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels.
Prerequisites: BIOL 360, BIOL 366
Semester Offered: Fall


BIOL 580. Human Endocrinology and Reproduction

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles of endocrinology at the molecular, cellular, and organismal level and how endocrine factors regulate the reproductive physiology and behavior of humans.
Prerequisites: BIOL 360
Semester Offered: Spring


BIOL 582. Advanced Protein Techniques

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: The theory and application of instrumentation in monitoring, quantifying, and isolating proteins. An individual protein purification project will be required.
Prerequisites: BIOL 264, BIOL 360, CHEM 271, CHEM 311
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


BIOL 583. Histological Techniques

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theoretical and applied aspects of processing, staining, and evaluating tissues through microscopic study.
Prerequisites: BIOL 364 or permission of instructor.
Semester Offered: Summer


BIOL 584. Advanced DNA Techniques

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Theory, techniques, and instrumentation of genetic engineering and gene analysis.
Prerequisites: BIOL 362, CHEM 480
Semester Offered: Spring


BIOL 586. Immunology

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Humoral and cell-mediated immune responses. Lymphoid tissues, initiation, and regulation of responses, mechanisms of immunopathologies.
Prerequisites: BIOL 360, BIOL 362
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


BIOL 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


BIOL 590. Selected Topics in Biology

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Topics announced in schedule of classes. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credtis.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


BIOL 591. Invasive Plant Species Management

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Description: Characteristics of invasive species, vectors of introduction and spread, ecological and economic consequences, regional invasive species of concern, management, control and eradication programs, invasions and global climate change
Semester Offered: DEMAND


BIOL 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


BIOL 601. Readings in Biology (Topical)

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 8 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


BIOL 602. Modern Biological Concepts

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Modern concepts in physiology, genetics, and ecology. Not applicable to biology M.A. program.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


BIOL 603. Internship in Biology

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Experience on location in industry or government agency. Arrangements must be made before registration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


BIOL 610. Special Topics in Biology

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: A lecture or a lecture/laboratory course in a special area of the biological sciences. Prereq. may be required. May be repeated to a max. of 8 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


BIOL 628. Research Design

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Experimental design for graduate students in biology and related fields. Scientific methodology and statistical applications.
Semester Offered: Fall


BIOL 630. Seminar in Biology (Topical)

Credits: 1-2 View Details
Description: Oral presentations by student under the guidance of a faculty member. May be repeated to a max. of 4 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


BIOL 632. Current Trends in Ecology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research findings and trends in selected topics in Ecology, from landscape and restoration ecology to ecological physiology. Topics will be selected by the instructor(s) and revised as new findings emerge.
Corequisites: BIOL 633
Semester Offered: Fall


BIOL 633. Advanced Ecological Methods

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Observation and experimental techniques to address ecological questions as related to material covered in BIOL 632.
Corequisites: BIOL 632
Semester Offered: Fall


BIOL 634. Current Trends in Population Biology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research findings and trends in selected topics in Population Biology from Predatory-Prey dynamics to plant population distributions at native and disturbed sites. Topics will be selected by the instructor(s) and be revised as new findings emerge.
Corequisites: BIOL 635
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


BIOL 635. Advanced Techniques in Population Biology

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Sampling and observation techniques to address population biology questions as related to material covered in BIOL 634.
Corequisites: BIOL 634
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


BIOL 636. Current Trends in Limnology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research findings and trends in selected topics in Limnology from pollution impact and biomonitoring to stream ecology. Topics will be selected by the instructor(s) and be revised as new findings emerge.
Corequisites: BIOL 637
Semester Offered: Fall


BIOL 637. Advanced Limnological Techniques

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Sampling and observation techniques to address limnological questions as related to material covered in BIOL 636.
Corequisites: BIOL 636
Semester Offered: Fall


BIOL 650. Research in Biology

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 6 credits. May be applied toward a masters degree program.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


BIOL 652. Data Analysis & Manuscript/Thesis Preparation

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Preparing a manuscript and/or thesis.
Semester Offered: Spring


BIOL 666. Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research in Cell and Molecular Biology integrating modern laboratory techniques.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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