BIOL 105: Basic Biology I – Principles of Biology. A survey of the fundamental principles and concepts of biology including biochemistry, cell biology, metabolism (photosynthesis and respiration), cell production, genetics, plant tissues, nutrition and transport, plant and animal reproduction and development and evolution.
BIOL 106: Basic Biology II – The Diversity of Life. A survey of the structure, function, origin, evolution and relationships of living things including viruses, bacteria, protists, fungi, plants and animals, ecology, and organ systems of the human body.
BIOL 156: General Biology II. A systematic study of the structure, function, ecology, evolution and relationships of organisms including protists, fungi, plants, and animals.
BIOL 404: Ecology. A study of the interrelations of plants and animals with their environment. Emphasis is on quantitative techniques for analyzing the structure and function of populations and communities.
*BIOL 430: Limnology. A study of the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics and processes of inland waters with emphasis on Louisiana aquatic systems.
BIOL 475: Research Problems. Selected research problems under faculty supervision to develop a hypothesis, design an experiment, collect and analyze data, and write a research report in a scientific journal format.
*BIOL 500: Teaching Internship. Discussion and demonstration of the administrative and pedagogical aspects of teaching biology laboratories. Topics to include teaching style, discussion and prep of weekly course content, classroom etiquette and management, and test development.
*Graduate course or credit