B. Organismal Biology

The following list is subject to modification. Refer to sample syllabi and the Course Guide for additional information.  Courses with “Y” in the Approved Lab column satisfy the Intermediate/Advanced breadth lab requirement OR the Additional Lab or Field Research experience (for L&S Biology Majors).

  Credits Approved Lab
Anatomy/NTP/Phmcol-M/Physiol/Psych 611 4 Systems Neuroscience
Anatomy/NTP/Physiol 630 3 Neuronal Mechanisms for Sensation & Memory in Cerebral Cortex
An Sci/Dy Sci 373 3 Animal Physiology
An Sci/Dy Sci 434 3 Y Reproductive Physiology
An Sci/F&W Ecol/Zoology 520 3 Ornithology
An Sci/F&W Ecol/Zoology 521 3 Y Birds of Southern Wisconsin
Anthro/NTP/Psych/Zoology 619 3 Biology of Mind
Biocore 486# 2 Y Organismal Biology Laboratory
Botany 300 4 Y Plant Anatomy
Botany 330 3 Y Algae
Botany/Pl Path 332 4 Y Fungi
Botany/F&W Ecol 402 2 Y Dendrology
Botany 500 4 Y Plant Physiology
CS&D 503 3 Neural Mechanisms of Speech, Hearing & Language
Dy Sci 305 3 Y Lactation Physiology
Entom/Zoology 302 4 Y Introduction to Entomology
Entom 321 3 Physiology of Insects
Entom 331 4 Y Taxonomy of Mature Insects
F&W Ecol 401 3 Physiological Animal Ecology
Genetics 545 2 Y Genetics Laboratory
Genetics/Md Genet 565 3 Human Genetics
GeoSci/Zoology 542 3  N Invertebrate Paleontology
Kines 314 4  Y Physiology of Exercise
Kines 337 3 Human Anatomy
Kines 338 (formerly 329) 2 Y Human Anatomy Lab
Kines 713 3 Neural Basis of Normal & Pathological Movement
Kines 721 3 Neural Basis for Movement
Kines 861 3 Principles of Motor Control & Learning
Microbio 303 3 Biology of Microorganisms
Microbio 304 2 Y Biology of Microorganisms Laboratory
Microbio 330 3 Host-Parasite Interactions
Microbio 525  2  Y Advanced Biological Laboratory Practices: A Research Experience
Microbio 526 3 Physiology of Microorganisms
MM&I 301 2 Pathogenic Bacteriology
MM&I 410 2 Medical Mycology
MM&I/Path-Bio/Zoology 350 3 Parasitology
NTP/Psych/Zoology 524 3 Neurobiology II: An Introduction to the Brain & Behavior
NTP/Zoology 620 2 Neuroethology Seminar
NTP 675 3 Basic Sleep Mechanisms & Sleep Disorders
NTP 675 2 Functional Brain Imaging of Cognitive Disorders
Nutr Sci 431 3 Nutrition in the Life Span
Nutr Sci 631 4 Clinical Nutrition
Nutr Sci/Phm Prac 672 3 Herbals, Homeopathy, & Dietary Supplements
Oncology 401 2 Introduction to Experimental Oncology
Path 404 3 Pathophysiologic Principles of Human Disease
Physiol 335 5 Y Physiology
Physiol 435 5 Y Fundamentals of Human Physiology
Pl Path 558 3 Y Biology of Plant Pathogens
Psych 406 3-4 Psychology of Perception
Psych 414 3 Cognitive Psychology
Psych 454 3 Behavioral Neuroscience
Psych 501 4 Hormones, Brain & Behavior (Spr ’16 and ’17 only)
Psych 556 3 Hormones and Behavior
Psych 601 (formerly 411) 3 Neural Basis of Cognitive Control
Zoology 400 3 Mammalogy
Zoology 303 3  N Biology of Aquatic Invertebrates (formerly Zool 400: Marine & Freshwater Invertebrates)
Zoology 430 5 Y Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
Zoology 603 3 Endocrinology
Zoology 611 3 Comparative & Evolutionary Physiology
Zoology 612 2 Y Comparative Physiology Laboratory

# Students must complete Biocore 382 and 384 to count 486 towards fulfilling Requirement 5.