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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Biology

Course Offerings

Course Scheduling and Prerequisites

The following undergraduate courses are taught through Loyola's Department of Biology. For more information about when particular courses are routinely offered and for course prerequisites, please click on this link.  .

 

Course Descriptions and Outcomes

 

100-Level Courses
  • BIOL 101. General Biology I (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 102. General Biology II (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 109. Intro. Biological Basis of Health and Illness (3 hrs.)NURSING ONLY
  • BIOL 110. Biology through Art (3 hrs.)NOT FOR BIOL MAJOR
  • BIOL 111. General Biology Laboratory I (1 credit hr.)
  • BIOL 112. General Biology Laboratory II (1 credit hr.)
  • BIOL 152. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 hrs.) NOT FOR BIOL MAJOR
  • BIOL 153. Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 hrs.)NOT FOR BIOL MAJOR
  • BIOL 195. Special Topics
200-Level Courses
  • BIOL 205. Plant Biology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 209. Biological Basis of Health and Illness (3 hrs.)NURSING ONLY
  • BIOL 210. Laboratory Techniques (2 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 215. Ornithology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 240. Psych & Biol of Perception (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 241. Brain and Behavior (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 242. Human Structure & Function I (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 243. Human Structure & Function II (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 251. Cell Biology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 252. Cell Biology Laboratory (1 credit hr.)
  • BIOL 265. Ecology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 266. Ecology Laboratory (1 credit hr.)
    Laboratory and field experience designed to illustrate the principles of ecology and to give students experience in collecting, processing, and analyzing data. Field trips required.

    Outcome: Students will understand the methodology and use techniques in studying interactions of organisms to the environment and to each other at the organism, population, community, and ecosystem levels.

  • BIOL 280. Evolution of Human Disease (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 282. Genetics (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 283. Genetics Laboratory (1 credit hr.)
    The laboratories in this course cover gene linkage and compensation of an inherited biochemical defect in Drosophila, tetrad analysis in Sordaria, epistasis in corn, agarose gel electrophoresis, physical mapping of DNA with restriction enzymes, DNA fingerprinting and population genetics.

    Outcome: Students will be able to understand the fundamental principles and concepts in genetics; participate in a direct experience of scientific inquiry using the methodologies and tools of genetics.

  • BIOL 296. Introduction to Research (1 credit hr.)
300-Level Courses
  • BIOL 300. Seminar (1 credit hr.)
  • BIOL 302. Microbiology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 303. Seminar in Neuroscience (1 credit hr.)
  • BIOL 304. Introduction to Developmental Biology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 310. Categorical Data Analysis (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 313. Lab in Psychobiology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 314. Advanced Microbiology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 315. Introductory Immunology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 316. Limnology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 317. Biology of Persistent Diseases (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 319. Evolution (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 320. Animal Behavior (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 323. Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 325. Primatology-Behavior & Ecology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 326. Human Osteology Lec/Lab (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 327. Wetland Ecology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 328. Conservation Biology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 335. Intro to Biostatistics (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 341. Histology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 342. Introduction to Human Anatomy (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 345. Sociobiology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 346. Biology of Women (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 350. Vertebrate Physiology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 352. Mammalian Endocrinology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 354. Biology of Mammalian Reproduction (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 358. Developmental Neurobiology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 360. Field Biology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 362. Neurobiology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 363. Entomology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 364. Medical and Veterinary Entomology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 366. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 366L. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry Lab. (2 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 367. Bioimaging (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 368. Plant Ecology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 369. Invertebrate Biology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 370. Ichthyology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 371. Marine Biology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 371L. Marine Biology Laboratory (1 credit hr.)
  • BIOL 372. Lake Michigan Biology (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 373. Laboratory in Neuroscience I (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 374. Laboratory in Neuroscience II (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 375. Aquatic Insects (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 376. Seminar in Molec/Cell Neuroscience (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 377. Molecular Pathogenesis (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 380. Genetics and Evolution of Development (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 382. Molecular Genetics (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 383. Population Genetics (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 385. Principles of Electron Microscopy (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 387. Genomics (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 388. Bioinformatics (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 389. Introduction to Pharmacology (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 390. Molecular Biology Laboratory (4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 391. Forensic Molecular Biology (5 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 393. Natural Resource Conservation (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 394. Ethical Issues in Bioinformatics (1 credit hr.)
  • BIOL 395. Special Topics in Biology (1-4 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 396. Research (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 397H. Senior Honors Thesis (3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 398. Internship in Biology (1-3 credit hrs.)
  • BIOL 399. Individual Study (1-3 credit hrs.)



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