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200-level

BIL220 - Evolution and Disease (3 credits)
Evolutionary insights on the origins and emergence of diseases, drug resistance, and how diseases have shaped human evolution.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory.

BIL221 - Biology of Birds (4 credits)
General biology of birds, field identification, natural history and migrations of southern Florida species. Lecture, 2 hours; laboratory 3 hours; 4 six-hour, mandatory field trips.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory.
Notes: Binoculars needed.

BIL226 - General Botany (3 credits)
Survey of the plant kingdom, including evolution, plant diversity, reproduction, structure, function, and ecology.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory.

BIL227 - General Botany Laboratory (1 credit)
Laboratory exercises to accompany BIL 226
Pre- or corequisite: BIL 226.

BIL230 - Introduction to Marine Biology (3 credits)
The sea as an environment. Marine life, its special problems and adaptations. Emphasis on Caribbean organisms. Lecture, 3 hours. Identical to Marine Science (MSC) 230.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory.

BIL231 - Introduction to Marine Science Laboratory (1 credit)
Experimental laboratory eploring ecology, physiology and behavior or marine organisms in southern Florida marine habitats. Exercises cover laboratory techniques in behavior, functional morphology, productivity, fisheries research, osmoregulation and community ecology.
Prerequisites: One year of biology and chemistry for science majors with laboratories. Corequisite: BIL 230 (MSC 230)

BIL250 - Genetics (3 credits)
The nature, organization, replication, expression and evolution of the genetic materials.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory.

BIL251 - Genetics Laboratory (1 credit)
Laboratory exercises in genetics.
Pre- or corequisite: BIL 250

BIL251 - Honors Genetics Laboratory (2 credits)
Laboratory exercises in genetics.
Pre- or corequisite: BIL 250; Open only to students in the Honors Program except by permission of instructor.

BIL253 - Honors Seminar in Genetics (1 credit)
Special topics in Genetics.
Pre- or corequisite: BIL 250

BIL255 - Cellular and Molecular Biology (3 credits)
Structure, molecules, and functions of cells.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory.

BIL256 - Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory (2 credits)
Laboratory exercises and Discussion in cellular and organismal biology.
Pre- or corequisite: BIL 255

BIL257 - Honors Seminar in Cell Biology (1 credit)
Special topics in Cell and Molecular Biology.
Pre- or corequisite: BIL 250

BIL266 - Comparative Physiology Laboratory (1 credits)
Experiments to illustrate basic animal and plant physiological processes.
Pre- or corequisite: BIL 265

BIL268 - Neurobiology (3 credits)
Neurons, organization of the nervous system, electrical properties of neurons, neurotransmitters, receptors, synaptic transmission, sensory and motor system, and complex brain functions.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory.

BIL284 - Special Laboratory Topics in Biology (1 credit)
Topics relevant to the biological sciences; may be co-listed with other departments or programs.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory.

BIL285 - Special Topics in Biology (2-6 credits)
Topics relevant to the biological sciences; may be co-listed with other departments or programs.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory.

BIL299 - Seminar in Research Problems (2 credits)
Discussion of current research of the Biology Department Faculty.
Prerequisites: One year of biology for majors with laboratory; sophomore standing.