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Regularly-scheduled Graduate Courses

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ESU's Department of Biological Sciences offers a wide range of graduate courses in biology to meet the needs of graduate students with diverse professional interests. In addition, other ESU departments offer graduate courses that complement our biology courses and provide skills and training necessary for research and careers in the biological sciences.

Fall Semester Graduate Courses

  • BIOL 507 Organic Evolution
  • BIOL 522 Plant Physiology
  • BIOL 524 Mechanisms of Disease I
  • BIOL 543 Stream Ecology
  • BIOL 549 Cell Biology
  • BIOL 551 General Entomology
  • BIOL 562 Mammalogy

Spring Semester Graduate Courses

  • BIOL 519 Virology
  • BIOL 525 Herpetology
  • BIOL 530 Applied Microbiology
  • BIOL 537 Immunology
  • BIOL 563 Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 581 Insect Systematics
  • BIOL 592 Mechanisms of Disease II
  • BIOL 593 Biology of Tropical Ecosystems
  • BIOL 598 Molecular Biology

Thesis and Independent Research Classes

Thesis I (BIOL 572), Thesis II (BIOL 573), and Independent Research (BIOL 571) can be taken either Fall or Spring semester or over the summer.

Graduate Courses in Other Departments (up to 6 credits)

  • GEOG 502 Applied Geographic Information Science
  • GEOG 503 Advanced Geographic Information Science
  • GEOG 511 Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • GEOG 522 Watershed Hydrology
  • HLTH 563 Public Health Measurement Sciences
  • MATH 502 Applied Statistics
  • MATH 516 Linear Statistical Modeling Methods with SAS