Formal Teaching Laboratories

Lab experiences associated with 4-credit lecture courses 

  • BIOL 110L Principles of Biology I with Lab
  • BIOL 111L Principles of Biology II with lab
  • BIOL 112L: Perspectives in Biology I with Lab
  • BIOL 113L: Perspectives in Biology II with Lab
  • BIOL 217L: Principles of Human Anatomy with Lab
  • BIOL 219L: Genomics of Quantitative Traits with Computer Lab
  • BIOL 250L Introduction to Biochemistry with Lab (last offered spring21)
  • BIOL 253L: Computational Biology with Computer Lab
  • BIOL 257L: Applied Genomics with Computer Lab
  • BIOL 259L: Applied Population Biology
  • EESC 201: Evolution of the Earth 

*Restrictions:  BA BIO majors may use no more than one computer lab to satisfy a lab experience.


Lab experiences that are individual one-credit courses (meet once a week)

  • BIOL 117P: Into Biology Laboratory (Not offered after Spring 18; may use if taken)
  • BIOL 198P: Principles of Genetics
  • BIOL 204P: Mammalian Physiology
  • BIOL 218P: Data Analysis in R Computer Laboratory
  • NSCI 201P:  Basic Neurobiology Lab
  • BIOL 250P:  Introduction to Biochemistry Lab (starts spring22)

*Restrictions:  BA BIO majors may use no more then one computer lab to satisfy a lab experience.  

Four-Credit Labs / Full Labs  (meet twice a week)

  • BIOL 225: Ecology & Evolutionary Bio Laboratory
  • BIOL 268: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Laboratory
  • BCH 208: Biochemistry Laboratory
  • MBI 221w: Microbiology
*Restrictions: BA BIO Majors may use four credit labs to satisfy one lab experience.  

Independent Research Courses

Four-credit Independent Research (395) courses may be used to meet requirements for some (not all) UPBM Majors. Students should consult the website of their intended UPBM major, AND WITH RESPECTIVE FACULTY ADVISOR to investigate possible applications prior to registering.

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