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Courses from Biological Sciences

     BIOB, BIOL, HORT & WILD


BIOB 291   Special Topics
BIOB 491 Special Topics/Experim Courses
BIOB 494 Seminar/Workshop

BIOL 492 Independent Study
BIOL 548 Conservation Genetics
BIOL 591 Special Topics

HORT 291 Special Topics

WILD 290R Undergraduate Research
WILD 292 Independent Study

BIOB 291 Special Topics
     Biology
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

BIOB 491 Special Topics/Experim Courses
     Biology
On Demand
Max 12 credits, maximum of 6 as electives in Organismal Biology Option.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand.

BIOB 494 Seminar/Workshop
     Biology
Offered Fall Semesters;Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and as determined for each offering.
-- Topics offered at the upper division level which are not covered in regular courses. Students attend and write critiques of seminar presentations by professional biologists.


BIOL 492 Independent Study
     Biology
On Demand Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

BIOL 548 Conservation Genetics
     Biology
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: BIOB 375, STAT 216 and STAT 217.
-- Introduction to the application of genetics for the conservation of plant and animal populations. Emphasis will be placed on case studies from the primary literature and analyzing genetic data using mathematical models developed in class.

BIOL 591 Special Topics
     Biology
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.


HORT 291 Special Topics
     Biology
On demand Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required, but some may be necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.


WILD 290R Undergraduate Research
     Biology
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
-- Directed undergraduate research which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research. May be repeated.

WILD 292 Independent Study
     Biology
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

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