Course Offerings

Course Number Description Cr. Hrs. Fall Spring Summer
Biology 110 Introduction Cell Biology & Genetics 4 x x x
Biology 120 Introduction Plant & Animal Biology 4 x x x
Biology 130 Foundations of Biology I: Ecology, Evolution and Diversity 4 x x x
Biology 140 Foundations of Biology II: Cell and Molecular 4 x x x
Biology 180 Special Topics in Biology 1-4      
Biology 300 Medical & Scientific Vocab. 2 x x x
Biology 331 (531) General Ecology 3 x x Odd Years Only
Biology 336 (536) Introductory Genetics 3 x x x
Biology 337 (537) Cell Biology 3 x x  
Biology 338 (538) Cell Biology Laboratory 1 x x  
Biology 355 (555) Introduction to Environmental Health 3   x  
Biology 391 (591) Evolutionary Biology 3 x x Even Years Only
Biology 410-411 Seminar in Biological Sciences 1 x x  
Biology 412-413 Wildlife Biology Seminar 1      
Biology 418 ( 618) Limnology 3 x    
Biology 420 (620) Human Virology 3   x  
Biology 432 (632) Developmental Biology 3   Even Years Only  
Biology 436 (636) Molecular Biology 3 x x  
Biology 437 (637) Molecular Biology Lab 2 x x  
Biology 439 (639) Cancer Biology 3      
Biology 443 (643) Ecological Methods 3 x    
Biology 444 (644) Conservation Biology 3   Even Years Only  
Biology 451-452; 453-454 Research Participation 2 x x  
Biology 462 Special Topics in Biology 1-3      
Biology 464 - 465 Directed Topics in Biology 1-2      
Biology 475 (675) Field Investigations in Biology 3   x  
Botany 301 (501) Foundations of Botany 3 x    
Botany 302 (502) Plant Morphology 3   x  
Botany 303 (503) Plant Taxonomy 3   x  
Botany 305 (505) Freshwater Algae 3     As Needed at the Reelfoot Lake Environmental Field Station
Botany 306 (506) Aquatic and Wetland Plants 3     As Needed at the Reelfoot Lake Environmental Field Station
Botany 421 (621) Plant Physiology 3   Even Years Only  
Botany 431 (631) Plant Ecology 3 x    
Botany 432 (632) Plant Ecology Laboratory 1 x      
Microbiology 251 General Bacteriology 4 x x x
Microbiology 310 (510) General Molecular Microbiology 4 x x  
Microbiology 311 (511) Public Health Microbiology 4   x  
Microbiology 401 (601) Immunology 3 x    
Microbiology 402 (602) Immunology Laboratory 1 x    
Microbiology 410 (610) Application in Food Microbiology 4 x    
Zoology 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4 x x  
Zoology 251 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4 x x x
Zoology 352 (552) Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 x x x
Zoology 304 (504) Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 5      
Zoology 315 (515) Invertebrate Zoology 4   Even Years Only  
Zoology 319 (519) Mammalogy 3 x    
Zoology 320 (520) Ichthyology 3   x  
Zoology 321 (521) Ornithology 3   x  
Zoology 322 (522) Herpetology 3 x    
Zoology 323 (523) Field Ornithology 3     As Needed at the Reelfoot Lake Environmental Field Station
Zoology 325 (525) General Entomology 4 x   Odd Years Only
Zoology 326 (526) Aquatic Entomology 3     Even Years Only at the Reelfoot Lake Environmental Field Station
Zoology 327 (527) Field Herpetology 3     As Needed at the Reelfoot Lake Environmental Field Station
Zoology 328 (528) Natural History of the Vertebrates 3      
Zoology 440 (640) General Parasitology 4      
Zoology 441 (641) Animal Ecology 3 x    
Zoology 442 (642) Animal Ecology Lab 1 x    
Zoology 443 (643) Animal Behavior 3   Odd Years Only  
Zoology 461 (661) Histology 3   Even Years Only  
Zoology 462 (662) Neuroscience 3   Odd Years Only  
Zoology 463 (663) Endocrinology 3   Even Years Only  

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