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Biology immersion

Biology is the study of living organisms, including their structure, systems, function, evolution, and ecology. The immersion provides students with the opportunity to experience courses in a variety of areas of modern biology. Students complete a foundational course in Cell & Molecular Biology, General Ecology, or Evolutionary Biology (which all include laboratory experiences) and then go on to study at least one area in more depth.

Notes about this immersion:

  • This immersion is closed to students majoring in biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedical engineering, biomedical sciences, biotechnology and molecular bioscience, environmental science, and physician assistant.
  • Students are required to complete at least one course at the 300-level or above as part of the immersion.
Course
Prerequisites
Choose one of the following sequences:
   BIOL-101    General Biology I
   BIOL-103    General Biology I Lab
   BIOL-102    General Biology II
   BIOL-104    General Biology II Lab
   or  
   BIOL-121    Introduction to Biology I
   BIOL-122    Introduction to Biology II
Required Course
Choose at least one of the following:
   BIOL-201    Cellular and Molecular Biology
   BIOL-240    General Ecology
   BIOL-265    Evolutionary Biology
Electives*
Choose two of the following:
   BIOL-204    Introduction to Microbiology
   BIOL-207    Galapagos: Ecology and Evolution
   BIOL-211    Invertebrate Zoology
   BIOL-313    Comparative Animal Physiology
   BIOL-321    Genetics
   BIOL-322    Developmental Biology
   BIOL-365    Population Genetics
   BIOL-475    Conservation Biology
   MEDS-250     Human Anatomy and Physiology l
   MEDS-251    Human Anatomy and Physiology ll

* at least one elective must be at the 300-level or above.