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313. Developmental Biology
Principles of development with an emphasis on early developmental changes. The course
focuses on cellular and molecular changes associated with gene expression, induction, and
morphology. Prerequisite: BIO 205. Alternate years. (Laboratory Science)

315. Genetics
Principles of inheritance in plants and animals. Emphasis on the laws of heredity and molecular
genetics. Laboratory research in molecular genetics. Recommended for juniors and seniors. Not
to be taken in the same academic year as BIO 205. Prerequisite: BIO 205. (Laboratory Science)

321. Ecology (Wilderness Field Station)
Ecological theory. Why do individuals and species live the way they do, in the numbers they do,
in the areas they do; and what environmental influences guided their evolution? Field trips may
extend beyond normal class hours. Prerequisites: BIO 211 and permission of instructor.
(Laboratory Science)

326. Microbiology
Survey of microbial world with emphasis on bacterial genetics and metabolism, and the role of
microbial activities in the environment. Prerequisite: BIO 205. (Laboratory Science)

327. Immunology
A study of the human immune system including the basic principles involved in host defense
mechanisms and methods of immunology. Prerequisite: BIO 205. Alternate years. (Laboratory
Science)

328. Neurobiology
The molecular, cellular, and physiological aspects of the nervous system. Emphasis is placed on
basic properties of nerve cells, neural circuits, and organization and function of the mammalian
nervous system. Prerequisite: BIO 205. Alternate years. (Laboratory Science)

329. Human Anatomy and Physiology I
An integrative approach to understanding basic anatomical and physiological relationships of
the nervous, endocrine, immune, cardiovascular, respiratory, and excretory systems of the
human. Prerequisites: BIO 205. Alternate years. No S/U option. (Laboratory Science)

330. Human Anatomy and Physiology II
An integrative approach to understanding basic anatomical and physiological relationships of
the human skeletal, muscular, digestive, and reproductive systems and the control of these
systems by the nervous and endocrine systems. Prerequisites: BIO 205. Alternate years. No S/U
option. (Laboratory Science)

332. Plant Systematics
Evolution and classification of vascular plants with an emphasis on field identification of
flowering plants. Prerequisite: BIO 211. (Laboratory Science)

334. Animal Behavior
Evolution, development, causation, and function of behavior with emphasis on the origins and
adaptive function of behaviors of vertebrates and invertebrates. This course includes one
overnight field trip which requires an additional fee for lodging and facility rental. Other field
trips may extend beyond normal class hours. Prerequisite: BIO 211. (Laboratory Science)

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