Southeast Missouri State University

Course Waiting List Procedures

As a Biology major, you will take a small core of courses, most of which will be accomplished by your third semester at Southeast. This affords you maximum flexibility and plenty of time to take those courses that interest you and which are more applicable to your chosen option of study!

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BI 151 Biological Reasoning* 3
BI 153 Introduction to Organismal Biology 4
BI 154 Genetics and Cell Biology 4
BI 489 Analysis of Biological Issues 2
CH 185 General Chemistry* 5
MA 134 College Algebra* 3
Additional Math Course# 3

Experiential Learning - Choose 2 hours from the following:

Course Number Course Name
BI 471, 472, 473 Internship
BI 551-553 Biology Field Studies
BI 589, 590, 591 Biological Research

*These courses will satisfy a selection of requirements in the University Studies Program.
#See notations within each option regarding this requirement.

Course Number Course Name Credit Hrs./Lecture Hrs.-Lab Hrs. Availability
BI 200 General Microbiology (3/2-2) Every Fall, Every Spring, Occasional Summer
BI 245 Lab Methods in Biotechnology (3/1-4) Every Spring
BI 261 Introductory Field Biology (1) On demand
BI 262 Introductory Field Biology (2) On demand
BI 298 Biological Research I (1) On demand
BI 299 Biological Research II (2) On demand
BI 300 Introduction to Evolutionary Biology (3/3-0) Every Spring
BI 332 General Ecology (3/2-2) Every Fall, Every Spring, Occasional summer
BI 348 Marine Biology (3/3-0) Even-year Spring
BI 381 Genetics (3/3-0) Every Semester
BI 384 Readings in Biology (1) Every Semester
BI 298 Biological Research I (1) On demand
BI 400 Health Physics (3/2-2) Even-year Spring
BI 404 Cell Biology (3/2-2) Every Fall
BI 414 Problems in Cell and Molecular Biology (3/3-0) Odd-year Spring
BI 420 Management of Wildlife Populations (3/3-0) Even-year Spring
BI 425 GIS Planning for Emergency Management (3/3-0) Odd-year Spring
BI 430 Management of Wildlife Habitat (3/2-2) Odd-year Fall
BI 432 Advanced Ecology (3/3-0) On demand
BI 434 Marine Evolutionary Ecology (3/3-0) Odd-year Spring
BI 435 Conservation Biology (3/3-0) Odd-year Spring
BI 438 Biogeography (3/3-0) Odd-year Fall
BI 440 Ecology & Management of Wetlands (3/2-2) Even-year Fall
BI 441 Virology (3/3-0) Even-year Spring
BI 442 Immunology (3/2-2) Every Fall
BI 443 Epidemiology (3/3-0) Odd-year Spring
BI 445 Microbial Physiology (3/2-2) Even-year Fall
BI 447 Fundamentals of Disaster/Emergency Mgt. and Planning (3/3-0) Every Fall
BI 448 Disaster/Emergency Planning and Response (3/3-0) Every Spring
BI 449 Vulnerability Risk Reduction and Critical Incident Mgt. (3/3-0) Even-year Fall
BI 450 Investigative Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (3/1-4) Every Fall
BI 452 Freshwater Ecology (3/1-4) Odd-year Fall, Occasional summer
BI 453 Occupational Health (3/3-0) Even-year Fall
BI 454 Risk Assessment Applications (3/3-0) Every Fall
BI 455 Industrial Hygiene (3/3-0) Even-year Spring
BI 456 Fundamental Risk Communication in Emergency Management (3/3-0) Every Fall
BI 458 Analytical Bioinformatics (3/3-0) Every Summer
BI 460 Intro to Toxicology (3/3-0) Even-year Fall
BI 469 Wildlife Toxicology (3/3-0) On demand
BI 471-473 Internship in Biology (1-3) Every semester
BI 485 Topics in Biology (3) On demand
BI 493 Readings in Biology (2) Every Semester
BI 543 Pathogenic Microbiology (2/2-0) Every Spring
BI 544 Pathogenic Microbiology Lab (1/0-2) Every Spring
BI 551 Biology Field Studies (1) On demand
BI 553 Biology Field Studies (3) On demand
BI 570 The Development of Instructional Materials for Courses in the Biological Sciences (1) On demand
BI 589-591 Biological Research (1-3) Every semester

Botany (BO)

Course Number Course Name Credit Hrs./Lecture Hrs.-Lab Hrs. Availability
BO 200 Plant Biology (4/3-2) Every Spring
BO 361 Systematic Botany (3/1-4) Even-year Fall
BO 420 Ethnobotany (3/3-0) Odd-year Spring
BO 445 Plant Physiology (3/1-4) Odd-year Fall
BO 461 Native Aquatic Plants (3/1-4) Odd-year Spring
BO 469 Field Botany (3/1-4) Even-year Spring

Biological Sciences(BS)

Courses with a BS prefix do not count toward a BS in Biology or any Biology minor. However, some may be chosen for the BS Ed. degree.

Course Number Course Name Credit Hrs./Lecture Hrs.-Lab Hrs. Availability
BS 103 Human Biology (3/3-0) Every Fall and Spring
BS 105 Environmental Biology (3/3-0) Every Semester
BS 107 Investigations in Biology (3/2-2) Off campus locations only
BS 108 Living Systems (3/3-0) Every Fall and Spring
BS 113/013 Anatomy and Physiology I (4/3-2) Every Fall, Spring, & Summer
BS 114/014 Anatomy and Physiology II (4/3-2) Every Fall, Spring, & Summer
BS 118 Introduction to Process Science for Elementary Teachers (1/0-2) Every Fall and Every Spring
BS 218 Biological Science: A Process Approach (3/2-2) Every Fall, Every Spring, Occasional Summers
BS 240 Microorganisms and Their Human Hosts (3/2-2) Every Semester
BS 242 Microorganisms and the Human Body (4/2-2-1) Off campus only
BS 332 Human Physiology (3/2-2) Even-year Fall
BS 401 Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (3/3-0) Every Spring

Biotechnology(BT)

Course Number Course Name Credit Hrs./Lecture Hrs.-Lab Hrs. Availability
BT 450 Investigations in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (3/1-4) Every Fall
BT 451 Biotechnology
BT 458 Analytical Bioinformatics (3/3-0) Every Summer

Zoology(ZO)

Course Number Course Name Credit Hrs./Lecture Hrs.-Lab Hrs. Availability
ZO 200 Animal Biology (3/2-2) Every Fall
ZO 315 Comparative Anatomy (3/1-4) Every Spring
ZO 331 Animal Physiology (3/2-2) Every Fall, Every Spring
ZO 414 Developmental Biology (3/2-2) On demand
ZO 420 Animal Behavior (3/3-0) Every Spring
ZO 430 Invertebrate Zoology (4/6 studio hours) Even-year Spring
ZO 441 Parasitology (3/1-4) On demand
ZO 445 Aquatic Entomology
ZO 459 Mammalogy (3/1-4) Odd-year Fall
ZO 460 Herpetology (3/3-0) Even-year Spring
ZO 465 Entomology (3/2-2) Odd-year Fall
ZO 466 Ornithology (3/2-2) Odd-year Spring
ZO 469 Vertebrate Adaptations (3/1-4) Even-year Fall
ZO 478 Ichthyology (3/2-2) Even-year Fall
Course Number Course Name Credit Hrs./Lecture Hrs. - Lab Hrs. Availability
SE 320 Techniques of Teaching Science (3/1-4) Every Fall, Every Spring
Course Number Course Name Credit Hrs./Lecture Hrs. - Lab Hrs. Availability
UI 360 Recycling and Waste Management (3/3-0) Every Spring
UI 386 Environmental Health (3/3-0) Every Spring
UI 387 Environmental Law and Public Policy (3/3-0) Every Fall
UI 415 Science and Religion (3/3-0) Honors course only; Every Fall

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