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All EEB Courses

This page lists all courses offered by the EEB Department. Courses with W sections are listed twice to indicate that they can be taken with or without W credit. Links are provided for courses with web pages, however be aware that the web pages pointed to by these links may not be up-to-date (they may be left over from the semester in which the course was last taught). Inaccuracies in this listing should be reported to Kathryn Upson.

Course Name Credits Schedule
BIOL 1102 Foundations of Biology 4 Every Semester
BIOL 1108 Principles of Biology II 4 Every Semester
BIOL 1109 Topics in Modern Biology
    (Honors)
1 Every Semester
BIOL 1110 Introduction to Botany 4 Fall
BIOL 2289 Introduction to Undergraduate Research
    (Honors)
1 Every Semester
BIOL 3520W Ethical Perspectives in Biological Research and Technology 3 Spring
EEB 2202 Evolution and Human Diversity
    (Also fulfills GenEd CA 4 International)
3 Spring
EEB 2208 Introduction to Conservation Biology 3 Spring
EEB 2210 Animal Models and Human Evolution 3 Spring
EEB 2214 Biology of the Vertebrates 3 Fall
EEB 2227 Biology of Plants 3 Infrequent
EEB 2244 General Ecology 4 Every Semester
EEB 2244W General Ecology (writing intensive) 4 Every Semester
EEB 2245 Evolutionary Biology 3 Spring
EEB 2245W Evolutionary Biology (writing intensive) 4 Spring
EEB 3201 Animal Behavior
    (see also Psych 3201)
3 Every Semester
EEB 3203 Developmental Plant Morphology
    (see also EEB 5203)
4 Alternate Falls
EEB 3204 Aquatic Plant Biology
    (see also EEB 5204)
4 Alternate Falls
EEB 3205 Current Issues in Environmental Science
    (Honors)
3 Alternate Falls
EEB 3209W Soil Degradation and Conservation
    (also EEB 5209)
3 Infrequent
EEB 3220 Evolution of Green Plants
    (see also EEB 5220)
3 Alternate Springs
EEB 3220W Evolution of Green Plants 4 Alternate Springs
EEB 3221 Evolution of Green Plants Laboratory
    (instructor consent; see also EEB 5221)
1 Alternate Springs
EEB 3230 Marine Biology
    (also offered as MARN 3014)
3 Fall
EEB 3240 Biology of Bryophytes and Lichens
    (see also EEB 5240)
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 3247 Limnology 4 Alternate Falls
EEB 3250 Biology of the Algae
    (also offered as EEB 5250 )
4 Alternate Falls
EEB 3254 Mammalogy
    (Instructor Consent, see also EEB 5254)
4 Alternate Falls
EEB 3256 Plants and Civilization 3 Infrequent
EEB 3265 Herpetology
    (see also EEB 5265 )
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 3269 Social Insects 3 Alternate Springs
EEB 3271 Systematic Botany
    (see also EEB 5271)
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 3273 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 4 Alternate Falls
EEB 3307 African Field Ecology and Renewable Resource Management
    (see also EEB 5307 or NRME 3305)
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 3891 Internship in Ecology
    (see also EEB 5891)
variable Every Semester
EEB 3894 Undergraduate Seminar - Current Topics in Ecology and Evolution 1 Variable
EEB 3894 Undergraduate Seminar - Plants and Civilization 2 Variable
EEB 3894 Undergraduate Seminar - Behavioral Endocrinology 3 Variable
EEB 3894 Undergraduate Seminar variable Every Semester
EEB 3894 Undergraduate Seminar - Current Research in Ecology & Evolution 2 Variable
EEB 3895 Special Topics variable Variable
EEB 3895 Special Topics - Biology of Marine Algae
    (see also EEB 5895)
4 Variable
EEB 3895 Special Topics - Biogeography
    (See also EEB 5895)
2 Alternate Springs
EEB 3895 Special Topics - Introduction to Museum Research
    (Honors)
1 Variable
EEB 3895 Special Topics - Plants in a Changing World 3 Variable
EEB 3898 Variable Topics - Field Methods in Ornithology 3 Summer
EEB 3898 Variable Topics - Field Herpetology 3 Variable
EEB 3898 Variable Topics - Field Animal Behavior 3 Variable
EEB 3898 Variable Topics - Principles & Methods in Parasitology 3 Variable
EEB 3898 Variable Topics - Field Methods in Fish Biology 3 Variable
EEB 3898 Variable Topics - Field Mammalogy 3 Every Semester
EEB 3898 Variable Topics - Freshwater Marine Algae of Connecticut 3 Every Semester
EEB 3899 Independent Study variable Every Semester
EEB 4120 Paleobiology 4 Alternate Springs
EEB 4200 Biology of Fishes
    (see also EEB 5200)
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 4215 Physiological Ecology of Animals
    (also offered as EEB 5215)
3 Fall
EEB 4230W Methods of Ecology 4 Fall
EEB 4243 Insect Classification and Identification 4 Infrequent
EEB 4243W Insect Classification and Identification 4 Infrequent
EEB 4248 Limnological Methods 3 Infrequent
EEB 4250 General Entomology 4 Fall
EEB 4251 Medical Entomology 3 Infrequent
EEB 4251W Medical Entomology 4 Infrequent
EEB 4252 Field Entomology 3 Summer
EEB 4253 Concepts of Applied Entomology 3 Infrequent
EEB 4260 Ornithology
    (must also take EEB 4261 to fulfill animal diversity requirement for EEB major)
2 Spring
EEB 4261 Ornithology Lab
    (must also take EEB 4260 to fulfill animal diversity requirement for EEB major)
2 Spring
EEB 4268 Ecological Plant Geography 3 Infrequent
EEB 4272 The Summer Flora 3 Summer
EEB 4274 Introduction to Animal Parasitology 4 Alternate Falls
EEB 4275 Invertebrate Zoology 4 Alternate Falls
EEB 4276 Plant Anatomy 4 Alternate Falls
EEB 4276W Plant Anatomy (writing intensive) 4 Alternate Falls
EEB 4896W Senior Research Thesis in EEB 3 Every Semester
EEB 5200 Biology of Fishes
    (see also EEB 4200)
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 5203 Developmental Plant Morphology
    (see also EEB 3203)
4 Alternate Falls
EEB 5204 Aquatic Plant Biology
    (see also EEB 3204 )
4 Alternate Falls
EEB 5209 Soil Degradation and Conservation
    (also EEB 3209W)
3 Infrequent
EEB 5215 Physiological Ecology of Animals
    (also offered as EEB 4215)
3 Fall
EEB 5220 Evolution of Green Plants
    (see also EEB 3220)
3 Alternate Springs
EEB 5221 Evolution of Green Plants Laboratory
    (see also EEB 3221)
1 Alternate Springs
EEB 5240 Biology of Bryophytes and Lichens
    (see also EEB 3240)
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 5250 Biology of the Algae
    (also offered as EEB 3250)
4 Alternate Falls
EEB 5254 Mammalogy
    (see also EEB 3254)
4 Alternate Falls
EEB 5265 Herpetology
    (see also EEB 3265)
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 5269 Social Insects
    (see also EEB 3269)
3 Variable
EEB 5271 Systematic Botany
    (see also EEB 3271)
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 5301 Population and Community Ecology 3 Alternate Springs
EEB 5302 Organisms and Ecosystems 3 Alternate Springs
EEB 5307 African Field Ecology and Renewable Resource Management
    (see also EEB 3307)
4 Alternate Springs
EEB 5310 Conservation Biology 3 Alternate Falls
EEB 5333 Evolutionary Developmental Biology 3 Alternate Falls
EEB 5335W Vertebrate Social Behavior 3 Alternate Falls
EEB 5347 Principles and Methods of Systematic Biology 4 Alternate Falls
EEB 5348 Population Genetics 3 Alternate Falls
EEB 5349 Phylogenetics 4 Alternate Springs
EEB 5350 Molecular Systematics
    (instructor consent; meets 3/15-4/27/12)
2 Alternate Springs
EEB 5360 Functional Ecology of Plants 3 Alternate Springs
EEB 5369 Current Topics in Biodiversity 1 Fall
EEB 5370 Current Topics in Conservation Biology 1 Spring
EEB 5371 Current Topics in Molecular Evolution and Systematics 1 Variable
EEB 5372 Computer Methods in Molecular Evolution 3 Alternate Springs
EEB 5375 Evolution and Ecology of Communities 3 Alternate Springs
EEB 5445 Advanced Invertebrate Zoology 4 Variable
EEB 5447 Mathematical Ecology 3 Variable
EEB 5449 Evolution 3 Alternate Falls
EEB 5452 Field Ecology
    (Required 2 week field trip in May)
2 Alternate Springs
EEB 5453 Helminthology 3 Variable
EEB 5459 Aquatic Insects 3 Variable
EEB 5463 Plant Ecology 4 Variable
EEB 5477 Insect Phylogeny 3 Variable
EEB 5889 Research variable Every Semester
EEB 5891 Graduate Internship in Ecology, Conservation or Evolutionary Biology variable Every Semester
EEB 5894 Seminar - Ferns and Friends 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Speciation 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Bayesian Regression Analysis 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Symbiosis 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Introduction to Natural History Collections
    (Section 1; Meets 3rd & 4th weeks of semester only)
1 Fall
EEB 5894 Seminar - Statistical Methods 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Morphometrics 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Ecol Theory & Struct Equat Modeling 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Entomology & Invertebrate Conservation 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Mass Extinction 2 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Mycology 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Ethics & Communication 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Ecosystems & Biogeochemistry 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Science Communication
    (Section 2)
1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Assess Monit of Envir Services 2 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Invasive Species Biology 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Speciation and Hybridization 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Quantitative Animal Ecology 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - GIS cyberinfrastructure 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Climate Modeling 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Modeling Biodiversity Patterns and Ecological Processes 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Specimen-level Databases 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Developing Online Databases and Serving Biological Research Data 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Ecology & Conservation of Tidal Marshes 1 Variable
EEB 5894 Seminar - Teaching Methods 1 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Behavioral Endocrinology 3 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Ecology, Economics and Evolution of Ecosystem Services 2 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Biology of Marine Algae 4 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Biostatistics 1 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - PhyloMath 2 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Protist Evolution and the Origin of Eukaryotes 1 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Biogeography 2 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Paleobiology 4 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Animal Models and Human Evolution 3 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Law and Ecology variable Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Applications of Next-generation Sequencing in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology 1 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Insect Systematics, Morphology, Evolution & Biology 1 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Biostatistics: Mixed Effects Models
    (Section 1)
1 Variable
EEB 5895 Special Topics - Nature, Science & Society
    (Section 4)
4 Fall
EEB 5899 Independent Study variable Every Semester
EEB 6480 Seminar in Vertebrate Biology 1 Every Semester
EEB 6481 Seminar in Biodiversity 1 Variable
EEB 6482 Seminar in Spatial Ecology 1 Variable
EEB 6483 Seminar in Marine Biology 1 Variable
EEB 6484 Seminar in Plant Ecology 1 Variable
EEB 6485 Seminar in Comparative Biology 1 Variable
EEB 6486 Seminar in Systematics 1 Variable
EEB 6487 Seminar in Parasitology 1 Variable
EEB 6490 Seminar in Behavioral Ecology 1 Variable

162 total courses