Catalog Review

For Course Qualities In Effect For 2014-15

Process Date: 28-NOV-2014

BIOL - Biology

100 BIOLOGY OF HUMAN REPRODUCTION Active
  Long Title: The Biology of Human Reproduction  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 100 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An introductory course focusing on human reproduction to demonstrate some basic biological principles. The course includes discussion of cellular and organismal processes related to the development of human biological complexity. Current research in reproductive biology and its impact on the individual and society is considered. Lecture and laboratory. Primarily for non-science majors; credit not applicable to the biology major.

103 BIOTECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY Active
  Long Title: Biotechnology and Society  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An examination of basic biological principles underlying current biotechnology in the fields of human genetics and genetic engineering. Discussion of methods of basic scientific research, the impact of technology on society, and ethical problems in human and agricultural genetics. Credit not applicable to biology major. Weekly laboratories will introduce basic experimental methodology and procedures.

130 BIOLOGY: CELLS TO ORGANISMS Active
  Long Title: Integrative Biology: Cells to Organisms  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 30 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An exploration of fundamental cellular processes in an evolutionary context including homeostasis, cell cycle, gene expression, energy transformation, inheritance, and multi-cellular development. Experimental approaches will be emphasized. Lecture and laboratory.

150 BIOLOGY: ORGANISMS-ECOSYSTEMS Active
  Long Title: Integrative Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 30 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 110, BIOL 130, or departmental examination
Description: Development, morphology, physiology, and ecology of plants, animals, fungi and unicellular organisms will be compared in evolutionary context. Phylogenic relationships, ecological interactions, and ecosystem processes will be explored. Lecture and laboratory.

170 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN & STATS Active
  Long Title: Integrative Biology: Experimental Design and Statistics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 18 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 03 - Standard Plus Additional Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 150 or consent of instructor
Description: An introduction to experimental and sampling design in the fields of biology and biochemistry, as well as methods of data analysis and interpretation. The connection between statistical analysis and experimental design will be emphasized. Topics include descriptive, exploratory, and confirmatory statistical analyses. Lecture and computer laboratory.

191 DIRECTED STUDY IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

200 ANIMAL BEHAVIOR Active
  Long Title: Animal Behavior  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 200 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 18 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 140 or BIOL 150
Description: A lecture and field-study course examining the principles and problems of animal behavior. Subjects include orientation, feeding, locomotion, communication, escape in time and space, biological rhythms, mate choice, and aspects of social behavior, examined from evolutionary, ontogenetic, physiological, ecological, and ethological perspectives. Lecture and laboratory. May be taken separately or as part of the Marine Biology Term.

210 BIODIVERSITY Active
  Long Title: Biodiversity  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 210 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 40 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: The influence of climate on global habitats is considered. Selected terrestrial life zones, including Mediterrenean, montane, desert, and grasslands, are analyzed and stresses produced by climate and habitat evaluated. Adaptive responses at the morphological and physiological levels are investigated and scientific principles are applied to contemporary ethical issues, including restoration and conservation ecology. Lecture only.

211 PLANT LIFE Active
  Long Title: Plant Life  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Laboratories, lectures, and discussion designed to introduce the student to the unique adaptations that make plants environmentally competitive. Special attention will be given to the value and use of those adaptations in human cultures. For students who entered Lawrence in 2011 or earlier: If a student has already taken BIOL 120, BIOL 211 may not be used as an upper-level course in the major. BIOL 211 may be used to fulfill either the introductory requirement (replacing BIOL 120) OR an upper-level lab/field course for the major, but not both.

212 ORIGINS: SOLR SYS, EARTH, LIFE Active
  Long Title: Origins: Solar System, Earth, Life  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHYS 212 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Introductory course in any two different natural sciences; at least one intermediate course in a natural science; and at least sophomore standing.
Description: This course explores questions of deep origins—of the Solar System, Earth, and Life—and how these can be addressed through the methods of physics, geology, and biology. Topics considered include stellar evolution, planetary formation, the origin of the Moon, the differentiation of the Earth, and geological and biological constraints on the nature of the earliest lifeforms.

222 PARASITOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Parasitology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 140 or BIOL 150
Description: Students will examine and compare the complex life cycles of a variety of parasites, including those of medical and veterinary importance. Specific topics covered within the course will include: parasite biochemistry, ecology, parasite evasion of the host immune system, host immune responses, and host behavior. The laboratory component of the course will include both live and preserved specimens.

226 MICROBIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Microbiology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 110 or BIOL 130, and CHEM 115 or CHEM 116
Description: A study of microbial life with an emphasis on prokaryotes. Microbial physiology is examined in the context of how unique characteristics allow microbes to exploit a vast diversity of environments, including the human body. Laboratory exercises introduce students to techniques used to safely study microorganisms.

230 GENERAL ECOLOGY Active
  Long Title: General Ecology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 230 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An introduction to the interactions between organisms and the environment, exploring the role of physical, chemical, and biotic processes, including human activities, in determining the structure and function of populations, communities, and ecosystems. Topics include resource availability, competition, predation, symbiosis, and natural and anthropogenic disturbances such as disease, biological invasions, pollution, and climate change. Lecture and laboratory.

231 PHYSIOLOGICAL ECOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Physiological Ecology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 231 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 32 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 110 or BIOL 130
Description: Biological stresses induced by environmental variables are described. Physiological and molecular adaptations associated with flowering, disease resistance, pollination, germination, and nutrient uptake and partitioning are discussed and investigated, using both field and laboratory experience. Lecture and laboratory.

235 EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Evolutionary Biology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 235 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 14 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or ANTH 140
Description: A study of biological evolution, including natural selection, adaptation, the evolution of sex, speciation, extinction, and constraints on evolutionary change. Reading primary literature is emphasized. Two lectures and one discussion per week.

240 MORPHOGENESIS OF VERTEBRATES Active
  Long Title: Morphogenesis of the Vertebrates  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 140 or BIOL 150
Description: An integrated lecture and laboratory course that undertakes the study of the structure and function of vertebrate organ systems through examination of morphology. Vertebrate ontogeny, phylogeny, and anatomy are addressed.

241 CELL PHYSIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Cell Physiology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 110 or BIOL 130
Description: The structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell are described and employed to understand functional interrelationships at the organelle and molecular levels. Major processes considered include external environmental control mechanisms, developmental events, the regulation of energy exchange, and membrane function. Lecture only.

242 COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Comparative Physiology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 12 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 140 or BIOL 150
Description: A comparative study of the variety of solutions and adaptations diverse animals can make to similar problems — obtaining and transporting oxygen, maintaining water and salt balance, utilizing food, movement, and nervous and hormonal integration. Lecture and laboratory.

245 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Conservation Biology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 245 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 140 or BIOL 150, and sophomore standing
Description: This course explores scientific concepts related to the conservation and restoration of Earth's biological diversity. Topics include patterns of species and ecosystem diversity, the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, causes of extinction, assessing extinction risk, behavioral indicators, in-situ and ex-situ management strategies for endangered species, and ecosystem restoration. Lecture only.

250 VEGETATION OF WISCONSIN Active
  Long Title: The Vegetation of Wisconsin  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 250 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 30 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: The principles of plant-environment interrelationships are developed through extensive field study of Wisconsin vegetation. Emphasis is placed on the manner in which physical and biological factors influence competition, adaptation, and structure in major local habitats. Lecture and laboratory.

260 GENETICS Active
  Long Title: Genetics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and BIOL 110 or BIOL 170 (or concurrent enrollment) or ANTH 140
Description: A lecture and laboratory study of the principles of inheritance, gene expression, introductory genomics, sex determination, and the concepts of historical and modern eugenics and genetic engineering.

310 HUMAN ANATOMY Active
  Long Title: Human Anatomy  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 05 - Lab/Studio Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 150 or ANTH 140
Description: A course in human anatomy only intended for students entering the allied health professions (e.g. nursing, PA, PT, athletic training) or forensic anthropology. Students learn detailed anatomy using full-size human models. Students are expected to learn structures of the skeletal, muscular, nervous (sensory included), circulatory, digestive, respiratory, urogenital, and endocrine systems. Emphasis is on the anatomy, particularly in the laboratory component of the course, but basic physiology is also covered.

325 CELL BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Cell Biology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 12 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: One of BIOL 260, BIOL 354, BIOL 444, or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor
Description: Survey of the structure and function of eukaryotic cells, the basic functional unit of life. Correlation of cellular structures including organelles, proteins, and membranes with functions such as cellular communication, division, transport, movement, and secretory pathways will be analyzed. Lecture and laboratory.

330 AQUATIC ECOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Aquatic Ecology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 330 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 140 or BIOL 170 (or concurrent enrollment) or BIOL 230
Description: The principles of the ecology of fresh waters, developed through discussions, laboratory, and field investigations of the functional relationships and productivity of biotic communities as they are affected by the dynamics of physical, chemical, and biotic parameters. Lecture and laboratory.

335 PLANT ECOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Plant Ecology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 335 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 12 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 170, BIOL 140, or BIOL 120
Description: This course emphasizes core concepts in ecology and evolution from the unique perspective of plants. Students will explore the interactions between plants and their environment over a range of scales; from individuals to populations and communities, to landscapes and global patterns. Lecture and laboratory. For students who entered Lawrence in 2011 or earlier: BIOL 335 may be used to fulfill either the introductory requirement (replacing BIOL 120) OR an upper-level lab/field course for the major, but not both.

340 TOPICS IN NEUROSCIENCE Active
  Long Title: Topics in Neuroscience  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 340 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 116 and either BIOL 140 or BIOL 150, and one course in psychology; or PSYC 360 and one course in biology; or consent of instructor
Description: A study of the nervous system from the perspectives of psychology and biology. Topics vary year to year and may include glial cells, neural development, and the evolution of nervous systems and neurotransmitter systems. Lecture only. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Fall 2014: Neural Development
How does a complex nervous system form from a single, fertilized egg? This course will use a combination of textbook material and primary research literature to examine key processes in neural development from the initial induction of neural tissue and neural patterning to the formation of neurons and axon growth to synaptogenesis and plasticity.


345 TERRESTRIAL FIELD ECOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Terrestrial Field Ecology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 345 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 10 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 120 or BIOL 140 or BIOL 170, and sophomore standing
Description: A hands-on course intended to demonstrate basic ecological principles using local terrestrial ecosystems. Field research projects will introduce students to methods in hypothesis development, experimental design, data collection, statistical analysis, and scientific writing and presentation. Research topics will include estimating population size, community structure, plant-animal interactions, and foraging behavior. Lecture and laboratory.

354 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Molecular Biology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 110 or BIOL 130, and CHEM 115
Description: An interdisciplinary examination of regulatory mechanisms leading to differential gene expression. Main topics include transcription, translation, gene and protein structure, and modern genomics. The application of current molecular techniques is emphasized throughout the course. Laboratory work is experimental in approach. Lecture and laboratory.

356 GENOMICS Active
  Long Title: Genomics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: One of BIOL 260, BIOL 351, BIOL 354, BIOL 444, or CHEM 340
Description: An overview of the recently emerged field of bioinformatics. Classes will include lectures and computer practicals. Topics covered will include: genome projects, DNA and protein sequence analysis, multiple sequence alignments, searching biological databases, protein structure prediction, transcriptomes and proteomes, and microarrays.

390 TUTORIAL IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Individual investigations of problems in biology.

391 DIRECTED STUDY IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

399 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Individual, in-depth investigation of a specific biological problem. Students contemplating an honors project should register for this course.

430 IMMUNOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Immunology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Junior standing or consent of instructor
Description: This course will cover the basic concepts of immunology, including differentiation of immune cells, antibody structure and function, antigen-antibody reactions, the major-histocompatibility complex, the complement system, immune responses to pathogens, allergies and auto-immune diseases, and comparative immunology. The course will also examine recent advances in the field through current peer-reviewed publications. The weekly laboratory will examine the basic questions, experimental subjects, and procedures of the field.

434 ECOLOGICAL ENERGETICS Active
  Long Title: Ecological Energetics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 434 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 330, concurrent enrollment in BIOL 505 and 226 and consent of instructor
Description: Field and laboratory experimental investigations of the transfer and transformation of energy or energy-containing materials between and within organisms and populations of aquatic ecosystems. Part of the Marine Biology Term. Lecture and laboratory.

435 ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Environmental Microbiology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 435 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 330, concurrent enrollment in BIOL 505 and BIOL 200, and consent of instructor
Description: An investigation of how microbial organisms use and influence their environment. Experiments in the field and laboratory will explore the roles of microbes in ecosystems with a particular focus on the transfer of energy within and between organisms. Part of the Marine Biology Term.

444 BIOCHEMISTRY I Active
  Long Title: Biochemistry I  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CHEM 340 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 14 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 250 or concurrent enrollment, or consent of instructor
Description: An introduction to the study of biological processes at the molecular level with emphases on protein struction and function, enzyme mechanism and kinetics, fundamentals of physical biochemistry, and the chemistry of biological molecules, including carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.

450 SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Special Topics in Biology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 110 or BIOL 130, and either BIOL 140 or BIOL 150 or consent of instructor
Description: A course designed to offer students an opportunity to study important issues in biology not covered in other regularly offered classes. Activities may include reading and analysis of material from primary literature, consideration of interdisciplinary connections, and field and laboratory activities.



450 SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Special Topics in Biology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 110 or BIOL 130, and either BIOL 140 or BIOL 150 or consent of instructor
Description: A course designed to offer students an opportunity to study important issues in biology not covered in other regularly offered classes. Activities may include reading and analysis of material from primary literature, consideration of interdisciplinary connections, and field and laboratory activities.



451 PRIMATE BEHAVIOR AND ECOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Primate Behavior and Ecology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ANTH 348 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and one of the following: ANTH 140, BIOL 140, BIOL 150, consent of instructor
Description: This course provides an introduction to the Order Primates. In addition to exploring the behavior and ecology of prosimians, monkeys, and apes, the course will cover techniques in primate behavioral observation. Further, biological and social adaptations will be examined in an evolutionary context.

453 DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Developmental Biology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 12 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 140 or BIOL 150; and one of the following (or concurrent enrollment): BIOL 241, BIOL 444/CHEM 340, BIOL 260, or BIOL 325
Description: An experimental approach to animal development with laboratory and lecture emphasis on molecular and cellular processes of embryogenesis. Includes discussions of pattern formation, differentiation, cell interactions, gametogenesis and fertilization. Lecture and laboratory.

455 BIOCHEMISTRY II Active
  Long Title: Biochemistry II  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CHEM 440 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 12 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 340 or consent of instructor
Description: A continuation of Biochemistry I. A study of biological processes at the molecular level with an emphasis on metabolic pathways, recent advances in biochemical medicine, and biochemical aspects of gene replication, protein synthesis, molecular motors, and sensing. The course is divided between lecture and discussion and will rely heavily on current biochemical literature.

505 CORAL REEF ENVIRONMENTS Active
  Long Title: Coral Reef Environments  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 505 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 330 and concurrent enrollment in BIOL 226 and BIOL 434
Description: Examines the ecology of coral reef environments. Lecture, laboratory, and field components. Part of the Marine Biology Term. Lecture and laboratory.

520 CANCER BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Cancer Biology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: BIOL 241 or BIOL 260 or BIOL 354 or BIOL 444
Description: An advanced seminar covering key areas of cancer biology, including epidemiology, molecular diagnostics, mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and current treatments. Students will undertake critical review of current literature in these fields and will have input into course content.

570 BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Biological Physics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHYS 570 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 151, and one of PHYS 230, CHEM 252, CHEM 340, or BIOL 354
Description: Develops and explores the physical principles underlying biological systems, with a particular emphasis on building quantitative models. Applies fundamental topics including thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, elasticity, and electrostatics to model molecular and cellular phenomena such as gene expression, virus assembly, DNA bending and stretching, and nerve impulses.

590 TUTORIAL IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Individual investigations of problems in biology.

591 DIRECTED STUDY IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

599 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Individual, in-depth investigation of a specific biological problem. Students contemplating an honors project should register for this course.

600 RECENT ADVANCES IN BIOLOGY SEM Active
  Long Title: Recent Advances in Biology Seminar  
Units: 1 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes 2 units max
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Senior standing and declared major in biology, or consent of instructor
Description: A multidisciplinary lecture series on modern biological theory and research. Students attend seminars and prepare short summaries or “reaction papers” on topics covered. Biology faculty members and visiting scientists in biological and allied fields present seminars relating their research to the broader aspects of their disciplines. Topics discussed within any academic year provide a comprehensive exposure to the current frontiers of biological research. May be repeated for a maximum of three units.

650 BIOLOGY SENIOR CAPSTONE Active
  Long Title: Biology Senior Capstone  
Units: 1 OR 5 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes 6 units max
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Major in biology or biochemistry, or in neuroscience with departmental approval; and senior class standing or departmental approval
Description: Senior capstone in which students will benefit from direct input and feedback on their scientific writing and oral presentation skills as they complete senior experience projects and papers. Successful completion of BIOL 650 includes participation in BioFest, a symposium of biology senior experience projects during spring term.

690 TUTORIAL IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Individual investigations of problems in biology.

691 DIRECTED STUDY IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

699 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN BIOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Biology  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Individual, in-depth investigation of a specific biological problem. Students contemplating an honors project should register for this course.