Program Matrix

Required Coursework in Biology

 

Learning Outcomes

105

GEN BIO I 

106

GEN BIO II 

212

CELL PHYS 

310

GENETICS 

ELECTIVES

414 

EVOLUTION

FIELD COURSES

LAB COURSES

LECTURE COURSES

1) Demonstrate both in-depth and broad knowledge of the concepts that comprise the biological sciences.

I

I

 I

 I

R, EC

R, EC

R, EC

 R, EC

2) Apply the scientific process, including designing and conducting experiments and testing hypotheses.

I

I

 

 

 

R, EC

 

 

3) Develop laboratory techniques (such as light microscopy, gel electrophoresis and keeping a laboratory notebook and understanding of principles of laboratory safety).

 I

I

 

 

 

R, EC

 

 

4) Demonstrate the ability to read, understand, and critically review scientific papers and prepare oral and written reports in a standard scientific format.

I

I

R

R

R, EC

R

R, EC

R, EC

5) Develop an awareness of the careers and professions available in the biological sciences and an understanding of the significance ethics plays in this field.

I

I

 

R, EC

R

R

R

 

I = Introduced, R = Reinforced, EC = Extended Coverage

FIELD COURSES=328/329, 331/332,  379/380, 381/382, 383/384, 390/391, 392/393; LAB COURSESS: 320/321, 333/334, 341/342, 346/347, 355/356, 362/363, 365/366, 385/386, 443/444, 458/459, 470/471, 481/482, 485/486, 498; LECTURE COURSES<: 319, 330, 340, 345, 350, 359, 368, 370, 405, 420, 460, 464.