Undergraduate Program

Diversification Electives List

BS in Biochemistry (BBC) Major

Check the course schedules/descriptions available via the Registrar's Office for the official course descriptions.

Fall

  • BIO 204 Mammalian Physiology* (Recitation or lab, BIO 204P, required but NOT both)
  • BIO 220 Advanced Cell Biology*
  • BIO 225 Lab in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology* (For BEB Majors)
  • BIO 226 Developmental Biology*
  • BIO 253 Computational Biology* Semester Change
  • BIO 257 Applied Genomics* New
  • BIO 260 Animal Behavior*
  • BIO 263 Ecology*
  • EES 220 Introduction to Geobiology New
  • MBI 220 Introduction to Microbiology
  • MBI 221W Microbiology Laboratory*
  • MBI 473 Immunology
  • NSC 201 Basic Neurobiology
  • NSC 243 Neurochemical Foundations of Behavior
  • NSC 301 Senior Seminar in Neuroscience (For NSC Majors)

Spring

  • BIO 205 Evolution
  • BIO 206 Eukaryotic Genomes*
  • BIO 210 Molecular Cell Biology* New Semester
  • BIO 217 Mammalian Anatomy* (BIO 217P lab required / Should not take BIO 217 if BIO 258 was taken)
  • BIO 247 Environmental Animal Physiology* Canceled after Spring16 (May use if already taken)
  • BIO 258 Human Anatomy (Should not take both BIO 258 Human Anatomy and BIO 217 Mammalian Anatomy)
  • BIO 261W Genetic Research A*
  • BIO 265 Molecular Evolution*  Canceled  Spring17 will return Spring18 (May use if already taken)
  • BIO 268 Lab in Molecular, Cell & Developmental Bio*
  • EES 201 Evolution of the Earth
  • EES 207 Principles of Paleontology (Odd year rotation)
  • MBI 404 Intro to Emerging Pathogens
  • MBI 414 Pathogenesis of Microorganisms
  • MBI 421 Microbial Physiology & Genetics
  • MBI 456 General Virology
  • NSC 203 Lab in Neurobiology
  • NSC 244 Neuroethology
  • NSC 245 Sensory and Motor Neuroscience
  • NSC 246 Biology of Mental Disorders
  • NSC 249 Developmental Neurobiology
  • NSC 302 Senior Seminar in Neuroscience (For NSC Majors)

Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact your major advisor for consultation on course selections and approval of other biological sciences courses not listed.

Check the UR Course Description/Course Schedule at: https://cdcs.ur.rochester.edu to make certain prerequisites are met prior to taking the class.

Courses with “*” notation indicate an upper-level writing course is offered.