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Undergraduate Program

Diversification Electives List

BS in Microbiology (BMB) Major

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

Fall

  • BIOL 202: Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 204L: Principles of Human Physiology (Recitation or lab, BIOL 204P, required but NOT both)
  • BIOL 206: Eukaryotic Genomes
  • BIOL 220: Advanced Cell Biology
  • BIOL 222: Biology of Aging
  • BIOL 225: Lab in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (For BEB Majors)
  • BIOL 226: Developmental Biology
  • BIOL 228B: iGEM II (International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition Course Series)
  • BIOL 257L: Applied Genomics
  • BIOL 259L: Applied Population Biology
  • BIOL 260: Animal Behavior
  • BIOL 399: Communication Engagement Practicum (4-credit version only)
  • IND 408: Advanced Biochemistry
  • NSCI 201: Basic Neurobiology
  • NSCI 243: Neurochemical Foundations of Behavior

Spring

  • BIOL 205: Evolution
  • BIOL 210: Molecular Cell Biology
  • BIOL 217L: Principles of Human Anatomy (BIOL 217P lab required / Should not take BIOL 217L if BIOL 258 was taken)
  • BIOL 228A: iGEM I (International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition Course Series)
  • BIOL 243: Eukaryotic Gene Regulation
  • BIOL 253L: Computational Biology (Canceled AY 2020-21:  Returning Spring 2022)
  • BIOL 255: Behavioral Endocrinology (Only offered in Spring 2021)
  • BIOL 258: Human Anatomy (Should not take both BIOL 258 Human Anatomy and BIOL 217 Mammalian Anatomy)
  • BIOL 261W: Genetic Research A (4-credit version only)
  • BIOL 263: Ecology (Canceled AY 2019-20:  Returning Spring 2021)
  • BIOL 265: Molecular Evolution (not offered after Spring 2018)
  • BIOL 267: Human Evolutionary Genetics
  • BIOL 268: Lab in Molecular, Cell & Developmental Bio
  • BIOL 278: Biochemical Mechanisms of Cellular Processes
  • BCH 308: Biochemical and Molecular Biology Techniques
  • BCH 412: Advanced Topics In Biological Macromolecules
  • BME 468: Introduction to Structure & Analysis of Biomolecules
  • EESC 201: Evolution of the Earth
  • EESC 207: Principles of Paleontology (Canceled after Spring19; may use if already taken)
  • EESC 220: Geobiology (Even year rotation)
  • IND 410: Molecular Biology and Genetics (Canceled after Spring 2018, may use if already taken)
  • IND 443: Eukaryotic Gene Regulation
  • IND 447: Signal Transduction
  • NSCI 203: Lab in Neurobiology
  • NSCI 244: Neuroethology
  • NSCI 245: Sensory and Motor Neuroscience
  • NSCI 246: Biology of Mental Disorders
  • NSCI 249: Developmental Neurobiology

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.