Biological Sciences Department
Upham Hall 320
Phone: (262) 472-1092
Plant Physiology 3 u
Organized around the growth of plants stressing the living processes. The laboratory emphasizes nutrition, growth, hormones, water relations, photosynthesis, respiration and bioassay techniques. Offered during the spring semester of even years.
Field Botany 3 u
A study of the identification and ecology of flowering plants, conifers and ferns. Emphasis will be given to the plants and plant communities in the vicinity of the course location. A collection of local plants is required of all students. Field trips required. Summer session only.
Invertebrate Zoology 3 u
A comprehensive study of the structure, physiology, natural history and significance of the major groups of invertebrate animals. Five hours of laboratory and lecture per week. Offered every spring semester.
Biology Colloquium .5 u
Lecturers on current research and career opportunities in biology through the colloquium format. Required of Biology majors offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis every semester. May not be taken concurrently with Senior Biology Colloquium.
Natural History of Yellostone NP and the Upper Great Plains 3 u
This is an introductory, multi-disciplinary, summer field course open to all. It is held at Yellowstone National Park and locations in route. Students will learn field methods, geology, ecology and natural history. It is suitable for biology and geology majors and anyone interested in field science or natural history.
Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 120 or BIOLOGY 140 and consent of instructor
Unrequisite: GEOGRPHY 451
Workshop 1-3 u
Travel Study 1-3 u
Laboratory Teaching Experience 1 u
This course provides teaching experience at the college level for undergraduate and graduate students. Students will assist faculty members in preparing, delivering, and tearing down laboratory or discussion section instructional units in biology courses, conducting review sessions and tutoring students under the direct supervision of a faculty mentor. S/F only. Repeatable for a total of 2 credits.
Prerequisite: Grade of B or better in the assigned course, and a GPA of 3.00 or better. Approval of a faculty mentor and the Biological Sciences Department.
Seminar 1 u
Prereq: 16 hours of biology including Biology 141 and Biology 142.
Special Studies 1-3 u
Workshop 1-6 u
Practicum 1-6 u
Seminar 1-3 u
Special Studies 1-3 u
Individual Studies 1-3 u
Thesis Research 1-6 u
Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.