Courses

BIOL 190 Exploring Unity in Biology

An investigation of three of six themes central to the field of biology (Information Flow, Matter and Energy Transformation, and Structure/Function Relationships) that lays a foundation of knowledge and skills expected of students who pursue a major and career in biology. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
C L. Pysh M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

BIOL 355 Student Research

Research conducted under the supervision of a member of the department. (1/2) 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
D L. Pysh
K L. Pysh

BIOL 400 Molecular Biology

A detailed analysis of information flow from DNA to RNA to protein, with emphasis on both prokaryotic and eukaryotic gene regulation. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • BIOL-315 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • CHEM-112 OR CHEM-113 OR CHEM-118 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • INQ-240 or HNRS-240 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • MATH-115 or higher Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • BIOL-400L Must be taken at the same time as this course.
  • Co-Requirement BIOL-400L-1

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Pysh T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

BIOL 400L Molecular Biology Lab

A detailed analysis of information flow from DNA to RNA to protein, with emphasis on both prokaryotic and eukaryotic gene regulation. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
1 L. Pysh T 2:50PM-5:50PM

BIOL 460 Senior Research

Research conducted under the supervision of a member of the department. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Pysh

BIOL 470 Senior Thesis

Preparation of a written summary of a senior research project carried out under the supervision of a Department faculty member. An oral presentation will be required. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B L. Pysh

BIOL 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminating in a paper, artistic creation, or performance. An oral presentation is required. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A L. Pysh

HNRS 120 2050: Ten Billion

Investigates questions of values, individual and communal, from the standpoint of a particular field of learning. The course will teach reasoning skills through reading, writing, and oral communication by linking key works with broader traditions of critical reflections on the good life. Students will be encouraged to explore ways which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HNRS-110 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
C L. Pysh T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

INQ 120 2050: Ten Billion

Investigates questions of values, individual and communal, from the standpoint of a particular field of learning. The course will teach reasoning skills through reading, writing and oral communication by linking key works with broader traditions of critical reflections on the good life. Students will be encouraged to explore ways in which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
U L. Pysh T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM