Course Catalog - 2014-2015

     

EBIO 113 - ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS SEMINAR

Long Title: ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS SEMINAR
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 1
Description: Discussion of environmental crises. Topics vary annually. Cross-list: ENST 113, ESCI 113. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 116 - FRESHMAN BIOLOGY SEMINAR (EEB)

Long Title: FRESHMAN SEMINAR ON LOCAL BIOLOGY RESEARCH (EEB)
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 1
Description: A 5-week seminar course to introduce freshmen prospective biologists to the excitement of research at Rice and the Medical Center and to provide context with which to think about facts presented in biosciences textbooks. Small groups will meet weekly with a graduate student or postdoctoral researcher to explore a published research article by a local lab, gaining background information about the subject and exposure to the research techniques. In the final session, the group will tour the lab that produced the featured article. Additional tours and activities TBA. All first-year, non-transfer students are eligible to enroll in EBIO 116/FSEM 116 (formerly BIOS 116) regardless of AP credit. This course meets in the first half of the semester and features research in the Department of Ecology and Environmental Biology. Cross-list: FSEM 116.
 

EBIO 124 - INTRO TO EEB

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Description: This course provides a short introduction to the science of ecology and evolutionary biology. The topics covered include the mechanisms of evolution, the origin of species, the history of life on earth, biodiversity, animal behavior, population and community ecology, ecosystems, and conservation biology.
 

EBIO 202 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II

Long Title: INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201
Description: The second in a series of two introductory biology courses (BIOC 201, EBIO 202). This course examines the diversity of life, comparative animal physiology, evolution, ecology, and conservation. An emphasis is placed on evolution as a central framework necessary for a complete understanding of modern biology. Group discussions allow students to explore topics in more detail and discover how they are relevant to our everyday lives.
 

EBIO 204 - COMMUNITY GARDEN

Long Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY: THE DESIGN & PRACTICE OF COMMUNITY AGRICULTURE
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Description: The course introduces the fundamentals of community garden design and practice. Responsibilities will center on developing and improving the Rice Community Garden. A strong emphasis will be on learning and applying ecological principles to the practice of community agriculture. Class has required meetings outside of regular class time. Cross-list: ENST 204. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 213 - INTRO LAB MOD ECOL & EVOL BIO

Long Title: INTRO LAB MOD ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 2
Description: Experimental, laboratory, and field studies of natural history, ecology, evolution, and animal behavior. Course will begin after Spring Break in the Spring Semester. Class has required meetings outside of regular class time.
 

EBIO 215 - BIOS LAB TEACHING

Long Title: BIOS LAB TEACHING
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1 TO 3
Description: Undergraduate teaching in a biosciences laboratory. Participate in meetings and selected seminars; supervise students in one or more laboratory sections. Provide group and individual instruction to undergraduates during and outside of laboratory classes. Instructor Permission Required. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 216 - DISCUSSION SECTION TEACHING

Long Title: DISCUSSION SECTION TEACHING
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Independent Study
Credit Hours: 1
Description: In this course, undergraduates who have previously excelled in EBIO courses will develop teaching skills by leading discussion sections for the benefit of students presently taking EBIO courses under the guidance of the professor teaching the course. Instructor Permission Required.
 

EBIO 270 - ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT

Long Title: ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: This course will focus on applied ecosystem topics including relations with state and federal agencies, filed studies, wetland delineations, permitting compliance, and environmental regulations. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EBIO 570. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for EBIO 270 and EBIO 570.
 

EBIO 306 - EEB UNDERGRADUATES IND

Long Title: INDEPENDENT STUDY FOR ECOLOGY & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY UNDERGRADUATES
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Independent Study
Credit Hours: 1 TO 3
Prerequisite(s): BIOS 213 OR EBIO 213
Description: Program of independent study for students with previous training in the biosciences. Includes a research paper. Students are expected to spend at least three hours per week in the laboratory for each semester hour of credit. If receiving two or more credits, students will be required to participate in the university annual undergraduate symposium in the spring semesters. Instructor Permission Required. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 316 - LAB MODULE IN ECOLOGY

Long Title: LAB MODULE IN ECOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): BIOS 323 OR EBIO 323 OR BIOS 325 OR EBIO 325
Description: Field and lab experiments in ecology. Class has required meetings outside of regular class time. Department Permission Required.
 

EBIO 317 - LAB MODULE IN BEHAVIOR

Long Title: LAB MODULE IN BEHAVIOR
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 321 OR EBIO 321) AND (BIOS 213 OR EBIO 213)
Description: Field experiments in behavior. Learn to formulate and test hypotheses on bird behavior using mockingbirds, grackles, and herons nesting on campus. Class has required meetings outside of regular class time. Department Permission Required.
 

EBIO 319 - TROPICAL FIELD BIOLOGY

Long Title: TROPICAL FIELD BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 2
Description: Examine first-hand the two most diverse ecosystems on earth - the coral reef and the tropical rainforest in this 2-week summer course in the Central American country of Belize. Topics will include the diversity of tropical organisms and habitats, the formation of coral reefs, rainforest ecology, historical biogeography, symbiosis, and conservation of tropical biodiversity. While a background in biology is desirable, individuals lacking this background but having a special interest in the tropics are encouraged to enroll. Students will be responsible for their own transportation and accommodation cost (exact price TBD). Instructor Permission Required.
 

EBIO 320 - BRAZILIAN WETLANDS LAB

Long Title: ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF BRAZILIAN WETLANDS LABORATORY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 2
Description: This course consists of a 2-week trip to Brazil to examine first-hand the ecology of the largest wetland ecosystem on earth - the Pantanal. Days will be spent in the field making observations and collecting data; lectures in the evenings will cover topics including freshwater ecology, seasonal flooding dynamics, community ecology of wetland species, symbiosis, geology, environmental management, ecotourism, and conservation biology. Recommended Prerequisite(s): EBIO 213
 

EBIO 321 - ANIMAL BEHAVIOR

Long Title: ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201) AND (BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202)
Description: Evolutionary theory is used to evaluate behavioral adaptations of organisms to their environment.
 

EBIO 323 - CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

Long Title: CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201) AND (BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202) or permission of instructor
Description: The course is designed to give students a broad overview of conservation biology. Lecture and discussions will focus on conservation issues such as biodiversity, extinction, management, sustained yield, invasive species and preserve design. Cross-list: ENST 323.
 

EBIO 325 - ECOLOGY

Long Title: ECOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201) AND (BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202) or permission of instructor
Description: Study of population dynamics, species interactions, plant and animal community organization, and ecosystem function.
Course URL: http://owlspace.rice.edu
 

EBIO 326 - INSECT BIOLOGY

Long Title: INSECT BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Description: This course addresses contemporary issues in ecology and evolution through the lens of insect diversity. Readings span a broad literature (popular to technical). Writing and oral reports develop proficiency in scientific communication.
 

EBIO 327 - BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY LAB

Long Title: BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY LABORATORY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201) AND (BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202) AND (BIOS 213 OR EBIO 213)
Description: Thlaboratory course in field ecology focuses on the theory and practice of estimating biodiversity. The goals are to acquaint students with basic techniques for field sampling and quantifying biodiversity as well as some aspects of the natural history of south and east Texas. These will be accomplished through four field trips during the first half of the semester and an independent research project to be completed by the end of the semester. Class has required meetings outside of regular class time.
 

EBIO 328 - EVOLUTION OF GENES & GENOMES

Long Title: EVOLUTION OF GENES & GENOMES
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201) AND (BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202)
Description: The course provides an overview of the evolution of genes and genomes. Using many examples, the course introduces databases and the Worldwide Web, and molecular and statistical methods used to study the evolution of genes and genomes. Broad-scale evolutionary patterns and medical applications based on genome analyses are presented.
 

EBIO 329 - ANIMAL BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY

Long Title: ANIMAL BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201) AND (BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202) or permission of instructor
Description: The evolution and systematics of the animal kingdom with consideration of functional anatomy, comparative physiology, behavior, medical implications and resource management.
 

EBIO 330 - INSECT BIOLOGY LAB

Long Title: INSECT BIOLOGY LAB
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201) AND (BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202) AND (BIOS 213 OR EBIO 213)
Corequisite: EBIO 326
Description: Lab associated with EBIO 326 (formerly BIOS 326). Class has required meetings outside of regular class time. Laboratory and field exercises provide hands-on experience with collection and curation of insect specimens.
 

EBIO 331 - BIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Long Title: BIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): (EBIO 213 OR BIOS 213)
Description: This course gives a broad overview of the biology of infectious diseases using examples from humans, plants, and animals. Topics include diversity of diseases, mechanisms of disease transmission, epidemiology, population regulation, evolution of virulence, disease dynamics in natural communities and disease invasion and conservation biology. Cross-list: BIOC 331.
 

EBIO 332 - EVOLUTION GENES & GENOMES LAB

Long Title: EVOLUTION OF GENES & GENOMES LAB
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): EBIO 328
Description: The laboratory course is designed to demonstrate concepts and approaches introduced in the lecture course EBIO 328. The text book remains the same, but the course will heavily rely on the computational exercises provided in the text (called Weblems). Students will be shown how to conduct analysis of sequence data, search databases, literature, and how to synthesize such data. Students will conduct their own projects, some suggested by the text, some by the instructor, some perhaps ideas of their own. Students present and defend their results in writing and in form of presentations and posters. The course would be useful for graduate student education, with added requirements for graduate students.
 

EBIO 333 - EVOLUTIONARY BIOINFORMATICS

Long Title: EVOLUTIONARY BIOINFORMATICS
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: Large accessible data sets have opened new frontiers in evolutionary biology, and many fields. Learn to write computer programs to test hypotheses and discover patterns in diverse data. Understand the most common strategies in evolutionary bioinformatics, including dynamic programming, hidden Markov models, and graphical algorithms. No previous programming experience required. Cross-list: COMP 370. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 101 and MATH 102.
 

EBIO 334 - EVOLUTION

Long Title: EVOLUTION
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202 or permission of instructor
Description: Principles of biological evolution. Topics include natural selection, adaptation, molecular evolution, formation of new species, the fossil record, biogeography, and principles of classification. Cross-list: BIOC 334.
 

EBIO 335 - EVOLUTION BIOINFORMATICS LAB

Long Title: EVOLUTIONARY BIOINFORMATICS LAB
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): EBIO 333 OR COMP 370
Description: Computer lab section for Evolutionary Bioinformatics. Students must enroll in EBIO 333.
 

EBIO 336 - PLANT DIVERSITY

Long Title: PLANT DIVERSITY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202
Description: The evolution, systematics, and ecology of plants, with emphasis on flowering plants and biodiversity.
 

EBIO 337 - FIELD BIRD BIOLOGY LAB

Long Title: FIELD BIRD BIOLOGY LAB
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): EBIO 213 OR BIOS 213
Description: This course centers on a series of five field trips to diverse habitats for observing birds both immigrants and residents. Each will be preceded by a lecture and students will do two projects. Class has required meetings outside of regular class time. Department Permission Required.
 

EBIO 338 - DESIGN & ANALYSIS OF BIOL EXP

Long Title: DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF BIOLOGICAL EXPERIMENTS
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: This course addresses methods to set up biological experiments that maximize the ability to draw meaningful conclusions. Designed (factorial, nested, split plot, repeated measures) and undesigned experiments (regression, correlation) will be considered, as well as analysis and interpretation of the data. Actual data sets from several areas of biology will be used for homework, demos, and projects. The student should have some previous exposure to statistics.
 

EBIO 340 - GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES

Long Title: GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Description: This course introduces students to the coupled nature of the biosphere, atmosphere and hydrosphere using as focal points elemental cycles such as those of carbon and nitrogen. This is a writing-intensive class, and will include 3 required Saturday field trips. Department Permission Required.Cross-list: ENST 340, ESCI 340.
 

EBIO 365 - INTRODUCTORY PHYCOLOGY

Long Title: INTRODUCTORY PHYCOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): BIOC 201 AND EBIO 202
Description:
 

EBIO 366 - APPLIED PHYCOLOGY

Long Title: APPLIED PHYCOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): BIOC 201 AND EBIO 202
Description: This course provides an overview of methods of algal strain selection and cultivation for food, fodder, fertilizers, biofuels, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.
 

EBIO 367 - INTRODUCTION PHYCOLOGY LAB

Long Title: INTRODUCTION PHYCOLOGY LAB
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): BIOC 201 AND EBIO 202
Corequisite: EBIO 365
Description: This lab course provides an introduction to techniques of isolation, culturing, measuring of growth and identification of algae.
 

EBIO 368 - APPLIED PHYCOLOGY LAB

Long Title: APPLIED PHYCOLOGY LAB
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): BIOC 201 AND EBIO 202
Corequisite: EBIO 366
Description: In this course students will learn methods of algal strain selection and mass cultivation together with analyses of algal characteristics including their lipid composition, enzymes and pigments.
 

EBIO 372 - CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS

Long Title: CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): EBIO 202 OR BIOS 202
Description: This three credit lecture course introduces students to a complex, dynamic and sensitive ecosystem: coral reefs. We will explore the biotic and abiotic components of coral reefs; how reef organisms interact with each other and the environment, and the factors that contribute to reef construction and decline over time and space.
 

EBIO 379 - LAB MOD AQU ECOLOGY WITH SCUBA

Long Title: LAB MODULE IN AQUATIC ECOLOGY WITH SCUBA
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1 OR 2
Description: Students will learn the fundamentals of aquatic ecosystems, become PADI-certified in the basics of SCUBA, and conduct lab exercises that involve SCUBA-based fieldwork in a nationally recognized freshwater dive site. Certified divers can enroll in a one-credit version of the course that excludes PADI certification. Course has required meetings outside of regular class time. A course fee ranging from $475 to $535 is associated with the class. Please send all enrollment requests to Monica Roberts, mr19@rice.edu. You will be notified of enrollment decisions by December 5th. Cross-list: ENST 379, LPCR 379. Recommended Prerequisite(s): EBIO 213
 

EBIO 381 - EEB OUTREACH DEVELOPMENT

Long Title: ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY OUTREACH DEVELOPMENT
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 2
Description: This course is for Rice students interested in developing life science outreach initiatives that target underserved K-12 students in the Houston area. Goals of the course include developing hands-on teaching modules related to Texas science education standards and expanding graduate student teaching experiences beyond the University setting.
 

EBIO 391 - TRAN CREDIT ECOL&EVOLUTION

Long Title: TRANSFER CREDIT IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Transfer
Credit Hours: 3
Description: For transfer of courses which have no current equivalent in the Rice curriculum, but which can be counted as Group B Biosciences courses in satisfying requirements for majors in the Biosciences. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 393 - LAB TRANSFER CREDIT

Long Title: LABORATORY TRANSFER CREDIT IN BIOSCIENCES
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Transfer
Credit Hours: 1
Description: For transfer of an advanced laboratory course in the biosciences that has no current equivalent in the Rice Biosciences curriculum. Any student may receive a maximum of one credit of EBIO 393 (formerly BIOS 393).
 

EBIO 403 - UNDERGRADUATE HONORS RESEARCH

Long Title: UNDERGRADUATE HONORS RESEARCH IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Research
Credit Hours: 5
Description: Open only to undergraduate majors who meet specific requirements and with permission of the research supervisor and chair. Registration for EBIO 403/404 (formerly BIOS 403/404) implies a commitment to participate in research for at least 2 semesters. Department Permission Required.
 

EBIO 404 - UNDERGRADUATE HONORS RESEARCH

Long Title: UNDERGRADUATE HONORS RESEARCH IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Research
Credit Hours: 5
Description: Open only to undergraduate majors who meet specific requirements and with permission of the research supervisor and chair. Registration for EBIO 403/404 (formerly BIOS 403/404) implies a commitment to participate in research for at least 2 semesters. Department Permission Required.
 

EBIO 412 - ADV COMMUNICATION IN BIOL SCI

Long Title: ADVANCED COMMUNICATION IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 2
Description: Intended primarily for seniors majoring in the biological sciences, this course will focus on improving students’ written and oral communication skills. Emphasis will be placed on communication of scientific topics for audiences ranging from experts to the general public through weekly assignments. Instructor Permission Required. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 432 - ADVANCED EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

Long Title: ADVANCED EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201) AND (BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202) AND (BIOS 334 OR EBIO 334)
Description: Develop a critical understanding of evolutionary theory through lectures and discussion across a wide range of evolutionary topics. With the instructor's help, students will use current papers to stimulate debate the theories, philosophies and methods of the study of evolution. Instructor Permission Required.
 

EBIO 433 - ADVANCED ECOLOGY

Long Title: ADVANCED ECOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201) AND (BIOS 202 OR EBIO 202) AND (BIOS 325 OR EBIO 325)
Description: Students will develop a critical understanding of the discipline of ecology through a combination of lectures and discussion that span a range of topics. With the instructor's help, students will use current papers to stimulate debate on the theories, philosophies and methods of the study of populations, communities, and ecosystems. Instructor Permission Required.
 

EBIO 520 - STUDENT SEMINAR IN EEB

Long Title: STUDENT SEMINAR IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 1
Description: Student-led presentations of work in progress, research ideas, and topics of research interest. Designed to enhance oral presentation skills and facilitate discussion of research ideas. Open to upper-level undergraduates and graduate students. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Graduate Status or current enrollment in EBIO 403. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 541 - SPEC TOP ECOL&EVOL BIOLOGY

Long Title: SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Independent Study
Credit Hours: 1
Description:  Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 542 - SPEC TOP ECOL & EVOLUTION BIOL

Long Title: SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Independent Study
Credit Hours: 1
Description:  Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 555 - WOLF CONSERVATION

Long Title: CURRENT TOPICS IN WOLF CONSERVATION
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 1
Description: This course will provide an overview of the biology of wolves, their effects on ecosystems, the history of their management, and the current state of their conservation in the United States. Instructor Permission Required.
 

EBIO 561 - TOPICS IN EVOLUTION

Long Title: TOPICS IN EVOLUTION
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Review and discussion of the literature on current research in evolution. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 562 - TOPICS IN BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY

Long Title: TOPICS IN BEHAVIORAL BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Review and discussion of the literature on current research in animal behavior and evolution. Recommended prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or permission of chair or instructor. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 563 - TOPICS IN ECOLOGY

Long Title: TOPICS IN ECOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Review and discussion of the literature on current research in ecology. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 568 - TOPICS IN BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

Long Title: TOPICS IN BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Review and discussion of literature on current research in biological diversity. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 569 - CORE COURSE IN ECOLOGY & EVOL

Long Title: CORE COURSE IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Survey of topics in ecology and evolution taught by all EEB faculty.
 

EBIO 570 - ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT

Long Title: ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: This course will focus on applied ecosystem topics including relations with state and federal agencies, filed studies, wetland delineations, permitting compliance, and environmental regulations. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EBIO 270. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for EBIO 570 and EBIO 270.
 

EBIO 585 - GRAD SEM IN ECOL & EVOL BIOL

Long Title: GRADUATE SEMINAR IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 1
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Faculty and student presentations on current research. Required of all Ecology & Evolutionary Biology graduate students. Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 586 - GRAD SEM: ECOL & EVOL BIOLOGY

Long Title: GRADUATE SEMINAR/ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 1
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Continuation of EBIO 585 (formerly BIOS 585). Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 591 - GRADUATE TEACHING IN EEB

Long Title: GRADUATE TEACHING IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Internship/Practicum
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description:  Repeatable for Credit.
 

EBIO 801 - EEB GRADUATE RESEARCH

Long Title: EEB GRADUATE RESEARCH
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Research
Credit Hours: 1 TO 15
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description:  Repeatable for Credit.