Biology Courses (BIOL)

Undergraduate Courses

Courses offered by the Department of Biology are also found under the following course code: MRNE (Marine Science).


100-level courses
150A Modern Biology
150B Modern Biology
184 Evolution and Biodiversity
186 Physiology and Cell Biology

200-level courses
215 Principles of Ecology
225 Principles of Cell Biology
230 Principles of Genetics
248 Topics in Organismal Biology

300-level courses
307 Chordate Zoology
309 Developmental Biology
311 Biological Oceanography
312 Entomology
319 Marine Ecology
321 Survey of Invertebrates
322 Biology of Marine Invertebrates
323 Algae and Fungi
324 Biology of Land Plants
325 Tree Biology
326 Molecules to Ecotypes: Arabidopsis
329 Biology of the Vertebrates of British Columbia
330 Study Design and Data Analysis
334 Plants and People
335 Ichthyology
336 Biology of Algae
345 Animal Behaviour
346 Freshwater Ecosystems
351 The Biology behind the News
355 Evolution
359 Food, Disease and People
360 Cell Biology
361 Molecular Genetics and Genomics
362 Techniques in Molecular Biology
365 Animal Physiology
366 Plant Physiology
367 Neurobiology: Molecules to Behaviour
370 Conservation Biology

400-level courses
400 History of Biology
401A Biotechnology
404 Sensory Biology
409B Experimental Neurobiology
410 Herpetology
418 Forest Ecology
432 Molecular Endocrinology
435 Molecular Evolution
436 Human Molecular Genetics
438 Nutrient Cycling and Prokaryotes
439 Molecular Epidemiology
446 Advanced Aquatic Ecology
447 Ion Channels and Disease
448 Neuroethology
449 Flowering Plant Diversity
457 Paleoecology and Environmental Change
458 Plant Biochemistry and Biochemical Ecology
459 Human Microbial Diseases
460 Honours Seminar
461 Fisheries Ecology and Management
462 Community and Ecosystem
465 The Molecular Basis of Cancer
466 Frontiers in Marine Biology
467 Neural Development
470 Advanced Topics in Biology
490A Directed Studies and Research in Botany
490B Directed Studies and Research in Ecology
490D Directed Studies and Research in Marine Biology
490E Directed Studies and Research in Zoology
490F Directed Studies and Research in Cell and Molecular Biology
490G Directed Studies and Research in Evolution
490H Directed Studies and Research in Neurobiology
492 Malaysia Tropical Field Ecology
499A Honours Thesis I
499B Honours Thesis II

Graduate Courses


500-level courses
500 Selected Topics in the History and Philosophy of Biology
501 Principles of Genome Analysis
509A Neurobiology Seminar
509B Neurobiology Lecture
509C Neurobiology Laboratory
509D Ion Channels: Structure and Function
510 Advanced Topics in Ichthyology
512 Advanced Benthos Ecology
513 Topics in Developmental Biology
514 Advanced Zooplankton Ecology
515 Ecology Seminar
516 Neuroethology
518 Electron Microscopy
519 Advanced Electron Microscopy
520 Techniques in Molecular Biology
521 Advanced Topics in Marine and/or Freshwater Algae
522 Sensory Biology
524 Anthropod Diversity and Conservation
525 Ecological and Evolutionary Physiology
526 Topics in Biological Ultrastructure
527 Advanced Topics in Cell Biology
530 Principles of Taxonomy
532 Topics in Endocrinology
535 Topics in Evolutionary Biology
536 Human Molecular Genetics
538 Topics in Microbial Ecology
540 Molecular Epidemiology
541 The Molecular Basis of Mutation
543 Critical Evaluation of Emerging Ecological Issues
544 Molecular Evolution
549 Individual Study
549A Evolution
549B Ecology
549C Physiology
549D Cell Biology
549E Molecular Biology
550 Directed Studies
550A Evolution
550B Ecology
550C Physiology
550D Cell Biology
550E Molecular Biology
555 Advanced Evolutionary Biology
560 Annual Biology Graduate Symposium
561 Fisheries Ecology and Management
563 Topics in Applied Statistics
599 Thesis

600-level courses
693 PhD Candicacy Examination
699 PhD Dissertation