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College of Science

Biological Sciences

Health and Disease

Health and disease is a biology program of study with an emphasis on disease-related upper-level biology courses and general education electives that relate to health. The major provides a rigorous curriculum for students interested in health careers, thus giving the student many options after graduation.

Health and Disease Major Requirements — 19 credits

Health and Disease Courses                 9 credits
Health and disease majors must choose BIOL 43800 (General Microbiology) (3 cr.) and BIOL 43900 (Laboratory in General Microbiology) to satisfy the intermediate-level requirement. BIOL 30100 (Human Anatomy and Physiology) (3 cr.); BIOL 30200 (Human Anatomy and Physiology) (3 cr.); BIOL 41600 (Viruses and Viral Disease)
(3 cr.)
 
Electives 9 cr.
Select from the following:  
BCHM 56200 (General Biochemistry II) (3 cr.); BCHM 57200 (Advanced Biochemical Techniques) (2-4 cr.); BIOL 32800 (Principles of Physiology) (4 cr.); BIOL 36600 (Principles of Development) (4 cr.); BIOL 39500 (Macromolecules) (3 cr.); BIOL 41500 (Introduction to Molecular Biology) (3 cr.); BIOL 42000 (Eukaryotic Cell Biology) (3 cr.); BIOL 43600 (Neurobiology) (3 cr.); BIOL 442XX (Modular Laboratory Courses) (various titles) (1-2 cr.); BIOL 44201 (Introductory Module: Protein Expression) (2 cr.); BIOL 44400 (Human Genetics) (3 cr.); BIOL 44600 (Cellular Microbiology) (3 cr.); BIOL 47800 (Introduction to Bioinformatics) (3 cr.); BIOL 48100 (Eukaryotic Genetics) (3 cr.); BIOL 49500 (Biological and Structural Aspects of Drug Design and Action) (3 cr.); BIOL 48300 (Environmental and Conservation Biology) (3 cr.); BIOL 49300 (Introduction to Ethology) (3 cr.); BIOL 51100 (Introduction to X-Ray Crystallography) (3 cr.); BIOL 51600 (Molecular Biology of Cancer) (3 cr.); BIOL 51700 (Molecular Biology: Proteins) (2 cr.); BIOL 52900 (Bacterial Physiology) (3 cr.); BIOL 53300 (Medical Microbiology) (3 cr.); BIOL 53700 (Immunology) (3 cr.); BIOL 53800 (Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neurobiology) (3 cr.); BIOL 54100 (Molecular Genetics of Bacteria (3 cr.); BIOL 54200 (Neurophysiology Laboratory) (1 cr.); BIOL 54900 (Microbial Ecology) (2 cr.); BIOL 55000 (Plant Molecular Biology) (3 cr.); BIOL 55900 (Endocrinology) (3 cr.); BIOL 56200 (Neural Systems) (3 cr.); BIOL 57300 (Molecular Biology of Animal Cells) (3 cr.); BIOL 58000 (Evolution) (3 cr.); BIOL 58500 (Ecology) (3 cr.); BIOL 58705 (Animal Communication) (3 cr.); BIOL 59100 (Field Ecology) (4 cr.); BIOL 59200 (Evolution of Behavior) (3 cr.); BIOL 59500 (Cellular Biology of Plants) (3 cr.); BIOL 59500 (Developmental Biology) (3 cr.): BIOL 59500 (Ecological Statistics) (3 cr.); BIOL 59500 (Methods and Measurement in Physical Biochemistry) (3 cr.); BIOL 59500 (Practical Biocomputing) (3 cr.); BIOL 59500 (Protein Bioinformatics) (2 cr.); BIOL 59500 (Sensory Ecology) (3 cr.); BIOL 59700 (Sex and Evolution) (3 cr.); BIOL 59900 (Quantitative Physiology) (3 cr.); BCHM 56100 (General Biochemistry I) (3 cr.); CHM 53300 (Introductory Biochemistry) (3 cr.); HORT 30100 (Plant Physiology) (4 cr.) 1-4 cr.