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Please browse links below or see AU Catalog for biology course descriptions.

   BIO-100 Great Experiments in Biology FA5
   BIO-110 General Biology I FA5
   BIO-196 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring
   BIO-200 Structure and Function of the Human Body FA5
   BIO-210 General Biology II FA5
   BIO-220 The Case for Evolution FA5
   BIO-240 Oceanography FA5
   BIO-294 Community Service-Learning Project
   BIO-296 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring
   BIO-300 Cell Biology with Laboratory
   BIO-323 Introduction to Ecology
   BIO-340 Marine Biology
   BIO-342 Marine Mammals
   BIO-345 Research Experience in Marine Biology
   BIO-356 Genetics with Laboratory
   BIO-364 Evolution
   BIO-372 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
   BIO-373 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
   BIO-390 Independent Reading Course in Biology
   BIO-394 Community Service-Learning Project
   BIO-396 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring
   BIO-410 Invertebrate Zoology with Laboratory
   BIO-434 Vertebrate Anatomy with Laboratory
   BIO-435 Vertebrate Physiology with Laboratory
   BIO-440 Microbiology with Laboratory
   BIO-442 Behavioral Ecology
   BIO-450 Developmental Biology
   BIO-451 Developmental Biology Laboratory
   BIO-490 Independent Study Project in Biology
   BIO-491 Internship
   BIO-496 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring
   BIO-497 Senior Honors Thesis I
   BIO-498 Senior Honors Thesis II
   BIO-499 Senior Seminar in Biology

Biology (Graduate and Advanced Undergraduate Courses)

   BIO-096 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring
   BIO-501 Mechanisms of Pathogenesis
   BIO-505 Introduction to Neurobiology
   BIO-541 Cellular Immunology
   BIO-561 Biogeography
   BIO-562 Field Methods
   BIO-566 Evolutionary Mechanisms
   BIO-583 Molecular Biology
   BIO-585 Bioinformatics
   BIO-587 Genomics
   BIO-589 Biotechnology
   BIO-590 Independent Reading Course in Biology
   BIO-596 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring

Biology (Graduate Courses)

   BIO-650 Developmental Biology
   BIO-677 Topics in Biology
   BIO-690 Independent Study Project in Biology
   BIO-691 Internship
   BIO-696 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring
   BIO-697 Research Methodology in Biology
   BIO-790 Biology Literature Research
   BIO-797 Master's Thesis Research


Undergraduate Internships

Recent opportunities for Bio-491: Internship have included the following:

  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
  • Smithsonian National Zoo
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Georgetown University Hospital
  • Friendship Hospital for Animals
  • Local private medical practices