Biological Sciences (BIOLOGY)

Courses

BIOLOGY 554   FIELD BOTANY   3 Units

A study of the identification and ecology of flowering plants, conifers and ferns. Emphasis will be given to the plants and plant communities in the vicinity of the course location. A collection of local plants is required of all students. Field trips required. Summer session only.

BIOLOGY 575   INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY   3 Units

A comprehensive study of the structure, physiology, natural history and significance of the major groups of invertebrate animals. Five hours of laboratory and lecture per week. Offered every spring semester.

BIOLOGY 651   NATURAL HISTORY OF YELLOWSTONE NP AND THE UPPER GREAT PLAINS   3 Units

This is an introductory, multi-disciplinary, summer field course open to all. It is held at Yellowstone National Park and locations in route. Students will learn field methods, geology, ecology and natural history. It is suitable for biology and geology majors and anyone interested in field science or natural history.
PREREQ: BIOLOGY 120 OR BIOLOGY 141 AND CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

BIOLOGY 690   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques.

BIOLOGY 691   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led field courses.

BIOLOGY 692   LABORATORY TEACHING EXPERIENCE   1 Units

This course provides teaching experience at the college level for undergraduate and graduate students. Students will assist faculty members in preparing, delivering, and tearing down laboratory or discussion section instructional units in biology courses, conducting review sessions and tutoring students under the direct supervision of a faculty mentor. S/F only. Repeatable for a total of 2 credits.

BIOLOGY 694   SEMINAR   Repeatable   1 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member.
PREREQ: 16 HRS OF BIOLOGY INCLUDING BIOLOGY 141 AND BIOLOGY 142

BIOLOGY 696   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

BIOLOGY 790   WORKSHOP   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques

BIOLOGY 793   PRACTICUM   1-6 Units

Variable topics.

BIOLOGY 794   SEMINAR   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member.

BIOLOGY 796   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

BIOLOGY 798   INDIVIDUAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

BIOLOGY 799   THESIS RESEARCH   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.