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SBS Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses

CourseSemesters OfferedCourse TitleCreditsDesignationLab CoursePrerequisitesComments
BIOLOGY 101S,Su,FBiology of Humans3[BSCI]NNot for SBS majors
BIOLOGY 102S,Su, FGeneral Biology4[BSCI]YNot for SBS majors
BIOLOGY 103FScience and Scientific Thinking1Y
BIOLOGY 105S,Su,FGeneral Biology Laboratory1YJunior StandingNot for SBS majors
BIOLOGY 106S,Su,FIntroductory Biology: Organismal Biology4[BSCI]YOne of the following -- a minimum ALEKS math placement score of 40%, MATH 100 with an S, MATH 101 with a C or better, MATH 103 or higher, BIOLOGY 103 with a C or better, BIOLOGY 102, BIOLOGY 120, or 3 credits of biology with a lab
BIOLOGY 107S,Su,FIntroductory Biology: Cell Biology and Genetics4[BSCI]Y2 credits 100 level chem (or concurrent)Offered by School of Molecular Biosciences, not SBS
BIOLOGY 110IrregularScientific perspective on global issues3[BSCI]NNot for SBS majors
BIOLOGY 120FIntroductory Botany4[BSCI]YNot for SBS majors
BIOLOGY 135IrregularAnimal Natural History3[BSCI]NNot for SBS majors
BIOLOGY 140S,Su,FIntro Nutrition3[BSCI]NNot for SBS majors
BIOLOGY 201IrregularContemporary Biology1NBIOLOGY 101, 102, 106, 107, 120, or MBIOS 101Not for SBS majors
BIOLOGY 210IrregularYour Future in Life Sciences2NCareer Opportunities (Also as MBIOS and SCIENCE 210)
BIOLOGY 220S, Su, FMedical Terminology2NBIOLOGY 101, 102,106,107, or KINES 262
BIOLOGY 221FExploring Health Careers1NS,F Grading
BIOLOGY 251Su,FIntroductory Human Physiology4YBIOLOGY 102, 106, or 107Credit not granted for both BIOLOGY 251 and 353.
BIOLOGY 301S,Su,FGeneral Genetics4YBIOLOGY 106 or 120; BIOLOGY 107; CHEM 101 or 105; CHEM 102 or 106Also as MBIOS 301
BIOLOGY 315S,FGross and Microanatomy4YAt least 3 hours of BIOLOGY; sophomore standing; cumulative WSU gpa 2.5 or better
BIOLOGY 321FPrinciples of Animal Development4[M]YBIOLOGY 106, 107. Recommended: BIOLOGY 301
BIOLOGY 322F (even years)Invertebrate Biology4[M]YBIOLOGY 106
BIOLOGY 324SComparative Vertebrate Anatomy4YBIOLOGY 106
BIOLOGY 330S,SuPrinciples of Conservation3NBIOLOGY 102, 106, or 107
BIOLOGY 333S,FHuman Nutrition and Health3[BSCI]NBIOLOGY 106, 107, or 251, or 315Replaces BIOLOGY 233, 331 beginning Fall 2014
BIOLOGY 332SSystematic Botany4[M]YBIOLOGY 106 or 120
BIOLOGY 335FGenome Biology3[M]NBIOLOGY 301
BIOLOGY 340SIntroduction to Mathematical Biology3NMATH 140 with a C or better, or MATH 172 with a C or better, or MATH 182 with a C or better; BIOLOGY 101, BIOLOGY 102, BIOLOGY 106, or BIOLOGY 107.Also as MATH 340
BIOLOGY 350FComparative Physiology4YBIOLOGY 107; CHEM 345
BIOLOGY 352F, SCells3NBIOLOGY 107; CHEM 345
BIOLOGY 353SAdvanced Human Physiology4YRecommended: 315 or 354Credit not granted for both BIOLOGY 251 and 353
BIOLOGY 372S,Su,FGeneral Ecology4[M]YBIOLOGY 106; CHEM 102 or 105
BIOLOGY 393S,FProfessional Communications in Biology2[M]NCertified major in Biology or Zoology or General Biological Sciences or General Studies Basic Medical Sciences
BIOLOGY 394SMedicine as a Career2 (pending)NJunior standingS/F grading
BIOLOGY 401SPlants and People3[CAPS]NBIOLOGY 102,106, or 120, Junior standing
BIOLOGY 405SPrinciples of Organic Evolution3YBIOLOGY 301
BIOLOGY 407SBiology of Women3[T], [BSCI], [DIVR]- pendingNBIOLOGY 102 or 106Also as Women St 407
BIOLOGY 408SContemporary Genetics3[T], [CAPS]NBIOLOGY 301 with a C or better; junior standing
BIOLOGY 409F (even years)Plant Anatomy4YBIOLOGY 106 or 120
BIOLOGY 410F Marine Ecology3NBIOLOGY 106
BIOLOGY 412F (even years)Biology and Management of Fishes3YBIOLOGY 106
BIOLOGY 418FParasitology4YBIOLOGY 102 or BIOLOGY 106; junior standing
BIOLOGY 420FPlant Physiology3NBIOLOGY 106 or 120, Recommended: organic chemistry
BIOLOGY 421IrregularPlant Physiology Laboratory1YBIOLOGY 420 or concurrent enrollment
BIOLOGY 423S Ornithology4YBIOLOGY 106Field trips required include two Saturdays.
BIOLOGY 428FMammalogy4YBIOLOGY 106
SCIENCE 430FMethods of Teaching Science I3NJunior standingAlso as TCH LRN 430
SCIENCE 431SMethods of Teaching Science II3NBIOLOGY/TCH LRN 430; junior standingAlso TCH LRN 431
BIOLOGY 432S (even years)Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles4[M]Y
BIOLOGY 438F (even years), S (odd years)Animal Behavior3[M]YBIOLOGY 106
BIOLOGY 462FCommunity Ecology3NBIOLOGY 372 with a C or better.Credit not granted for both BIOLOGY 462 and BIOLOGY 562. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 372. Offered at 400 and 500 level.
BIOLOGY 469F (even years)Ecosystems Ecology and Global Change3N
BIOLOGY 473SEvolution and Society3[CAPS]NANTH 260 or BIOLOGY 301; junior standing.
BIOLOGY 474IrregularComputational Biology4YBIOLOGY 301; MATH 140 or 171; STAT 212, 412, or PSYCH 311.
BIOLOGY 475S (even years)Systems Biology of Reproduction3N
BIOLOGY 476S (odd years)Epigenetics3NBIOLOGY 301
BIOLOGY 483F (even years)Organisms and Global Change3[CAPS], [M]NBIOLOGY 372, junior standing
BIOLOGY 490S, FProfessional Seminar in Physical Therapy2[M]YBy permission only.A,S,F grading
BIOLOGY 491S,Su,FClinical ExperienceV1-4NPSYCH 105; BIOLOGY 315; junior standing; by permission onlyS/F Grading
BIOLOGY 492IrregularTopics in BiologyV1-3N
BIOLOGY 494IrregularSeminar in Mathematical Biology1NMATH 140 with a C or better, or MATH 172 with a C or better, or MATH 182 with a C or better; BIOLOGY 101, BIOLOGY 102, BIOLOGY 106, or BIOLOGY 107Also as Math 494
BIOLOGY 495S,Su,FInternship in Botany, Biology ZoologyV1-4NBy permission only.S/F Grading
BIOLOGY 496Special problems and reportsV1-4[M]NBy permission onlyS/F Grading
BIOLOGY 497Instructional PracticumV1-4Primarily for Biology 315 Student assistants
BIOLOGY 499S,Su,FSpecial ProblemsV1-4NBy permission onlyS/F Grading

Electives

CourseSemesters Offered Course TitleDesignationPrerequisitesB.S. Biology
General
B.S. Biology
Ecology/Evolution
B.S. Biology
Botany
B.S. Biology
Pre-PT/OT/PA
B.S. Biology
Entomology
B.S. Zoology
General
B.S. Zoology
Pre-MD/DD
B.S. Zoology
Pre-Vet ANCR
BIOLOGY 210IrregularYour Future in Life SciencesXXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 220S,Su,FMedical TerminologyBIOLOGY 101, 102, 106, 107, or KINES 262XXXXX
BIOLOGY 251Su, FIntroductory Human Physiology BIOLOGY 102, 106, or 107XXXXX
BIOLOGY 315S, FGross and Microanatomy At least 3 hours of BIOLOGY; sophomore standing; cumulative WSU gpa 2.5 or betterXXXXX
BIOLOGY 321F Principles of Animal Development[M]BIOLOGY 106, 107.XXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 322F, (even years)Invertebrate Biology[M]BIOLOGY 106XXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 324S Comparative Vertebrate AnatomyBIOLOGY 106XxXXXXX
BIOLOGY 330S, SuPrinciples of ConservationBIOLOGY 102, 106, or 107XXXXXX
BIOLOGY 332S (odd years)Systemic Botany[M]BIOLOGY 106 or 120XXXXX
BIOLOGY 333S, FHuman Nutrition and Health[BSCI]BIOLOGY 106, 107, or 251, or 315XXXXX
BIOLOGY 335FGenome BiologyBIOLOGY 301XXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 340SIntroduction to Mathematical BiologyMATH 140 with a C or better, or MATH 172 with a C or better, or MATH 182 with a C or better; BIOLOGY 101, BIOLOGY 102, BIOLOGY 106, or BIOLOGY 107.XXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 350FComparative PhysiologyBIOLOGY 107; CHEM 345XXXXX
BIOLOGY 352F, SCell Physiology BIOLOGY 107; CHEM 345XXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 353SAdvanced Human PhysiologyRecommended:
315 or 354
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BIOLOGY 393S, FProfessional Communications in Biology[M]Certified major in Biology or Zoology or General Biological Sciences or General Studies Basic Medical SciencesXXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 394SMedicine as a CareerJunior standingXXXXX
BIOLOGY 401SPlants and People[CAPS]BIOLOGY 102,106, or 120, junior standingXXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 405SPrinciples of Organic EvolutionBIOLOGY 301
BIOLOGY 407SBiology of Women[DIVR] (pending)BIOLOGY 102 or 106XXXX
BIOLOGY 408S Contemporary Genetics[CAPS]BIOLOGY 301 with a C or better; junior standingXXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 409F, (even years)Plant AnatomyBIOLOGY 106 or 120XXXX
BIOLOGY 410FMarine EcologyBIOLOGY 107XXXXXX
BIOLOGY 412F, (even years)Biology and Management of FishesBIOLOGY 106XXXX
BIOLOGY 418FParasitologyBIOLOGY 102 or BIOLOGY 106; junior standingXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 420FPlant Physiology BIOLOGY 106 or 120, Recommended: organic chemistryXXXX
BIOLOGY 421IrregularPlant Physiology LaboratoryBIOLOGY 420 or concurrent enrollment
BIOLOGY 423SOrnithologyBIOLOGY 106XXXXXX
BIOLOGY 428FMammalogyBIOLOGY 106XXXXXX
BIOLOGY 430FMethods of Teaching ScienceJunior standingXXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 432S, (even years)Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles[M]XXXXXX
BIOLOGY 438F (even years), S (odd years)Animal Behavior[M]BIOLOGY 106XXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 462FCommunity EcologyBIOLOGY 106,
Recommended:
BIOLOGY 372
XXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 469F (even years)Ecosystems Ecology and Global ChangeXXXXX
BIOLOGY 475S, (even years)Systems Biology of ReproductionXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 476S, (odd years)EpigeneticsBiology 301XXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 483F (even years)Organisms and Global Change[CAPS], [M]Biology 372; junior standingXXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 490S, FProfessional Seminar in Physical Therapy[M]By permission only.X
BIOLOGY 491S, Su, FClinical ExperiencePSYCH 105; BIOLOGY 315; junior standing; by permission onlyXX
BIOLOGY 492IrregularTopics in BiologyXXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 494IrregularSeminar in Mathematical BiologyMATH 140 with a C or better, or MATH 172 with a C or better, or MATH 182 with a C or better; BIOLOGY 101, BIOLOGY 102, BIOLOGY 106, or BIOLOGY 107XXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 495S, Su, FInternship in Botany, Biology ZoologyBy permission only.XXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 496Special Problems and Reports[M]By permission onlyXXXXXXXX
BIOLOGY 497Instructional PracticumPrimarily for Biology 315 Student assistantsXX
BIOLOGY 499S, Su, FSpecial ProblemsBy permission onlyXXXXXXXX

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