Course Offerings

In addition to our flagship introductory and core courses that are offered every semester (BLY101, 102, 121, 122, 301, 302, & 303), below is a current listing of our upper level course offerings. Be aware that some courses may be offered every other year so please confirm with PAWS and/or our department Chair (Dr. Tim Sherman, tsherman@southalabama.edu) about semester-specific offerings.

Course Bulletin

Undergraduate

Course # Section Course Name Credits Semester Offered Professor
BLY 205 801 Intro to Environmental Science  3 Summer Leigh Delaney
BLY 207 801 Biology of Aging  3 Fall/Spring Lance Russell
BLY 213 102 Microbiology  3 Fall/Spring/Summer Tray Hamil
BLY 214 802 Lab Studies Microbiology  1 Fall/Spring/Summer Tray Hamil
BLY 304 101 Experimental Designs in Biology  3 Spring John McCreadie
BLY 310 101 Economic Botany  3 Fall/Summer Juan Mata
BLY 314 101 Molecular Microbiology - W  4 Fall Sinead Ni Chadhain
BLY 321 101 Genetics of Development  3 Spring Ryan Littlefield
BLY 332 101 Biology of Algae  4 Fall Kelly Major
BLY 333 101 Biomedical Ethics-W  3 Fall/Spring Peyton McElroy
BLY 342 101 Experimental Cell Biology - W  2 Spring Tim Sherman
BLY 350 101 Human Physiology  3 Fall/Spring Erin Itza
BLY 352 101 Biology of Terrestrial Vertebrates  4 Fall Joel Borden
BLY 354 101 General Entomology  4 Fall John McCreadie
BLY 360 501 Invertebrate Zoology  4 Fall/Spring Ryan Moody
BLY 411 101 Developmental Biology  3 Fall Tuan Tran
BLY 414 101 Experimental Bacterial Genomics - W  4 Spring Sinead Ni Chadhain
BLY 426 101 Freshwater Ecology  3 Spring John McCreadie
BLY 431 101 Plant Physiology - W  4 Fall Tim Sherman
BLY 433 101 Evolution of Vascular Plants  4 Spring Laura Frost
BLY 434 101 Plant Physiological Ecology  3 Spring Kelly Major
BLY 435 101 Biology of Fungi  4 Spring Juan Mata
BLY 436 101 Animal Physiology - W  4 Fall Jonathan Perez
BLY 440 101 Biochemistry I   3 Fall Larry Yet
BLY 441 101 Biochemistry II  3 Spring Larry Yet
BLY 443 101 Lab Studies in Biochemistry  2 Spring Marie Migaud
BLY 445 101 Computational Genetics - W  3 Fall Glen Borchert
BLY 450 101 Animal Behavior  4 Spring Jonathan Perez
BLY 455 101 Ornithology  4 Spring Jonathan Perez
BLY 459 101 General Parasitology  4 Fall/Spring John O'Brien
BLY 470 101 Herpetology  4 Spring or Summer TBD
BLY 484 101 Conservation Biology  3 Fall Jeremiah Henning
BLY 485 501 Evolutionary Biology  3 Spring Jason Strickland
BLY 490 102 Special Topics: Advanced Bioinformatics  3 Spring Glen Borchert
BLY 490 103 Special Topics: Neurobiology of Trauma  3 Fall Matilde Tellaetxe
BLY 490 104 Special Topics: Paleobotany  4 Fall Debra Stults
BLY 490 104 Special Topics: Plant-Animal Interactions  3 Spring Adam Chupp
BLY 490 106 Special Topics: Dendrology  4 Fall Laura Frost
BLY 490/ PSY 490 108 Special Topics: Global Change  3 Spring Jeremiah Henning
BLY 490 601 Special Topics: Biology in Costa Rica  3 Spring Juan Mata

Graduate Courses

Course # Section Course Name Credits Semester Offered Professor
BLY 510 101 Professionalism in Science 3 Fall Kelly Major
BLY 511 101 Developmental Biology 3 Fall Tuan Tran
BLY 514 101 Experimental Bacterial Genomics 4 Spring Sinead Ni Chadhain
BLY 520 101 Biometry 4 Fall John McCreadie
BLY 525 101 Chemical Ecology 4 Spring Alison Robertson
BLY 526 101 Freshwater Ecology 3 Spring John McCreadie
BLY 530 101 Marine Microbial Ecology 3 Spring Sinéad Ní Chadhain
BLY 534 101 Plant Physiological Ecology 3 Spring Kelly Major
BLY 535 101 Biology of Fungi 4 Spring Juan Mata
BLY 536 101 Animal Physiology 3 Fall Jonathan Perez
BLY 540 101 Biochemistry I 3 Fall Larry Yet
BLY 541 101 Biochemistry II 3 Spring Larry Yet
BLY 543 101 Lab Studies Biochemistry 1 Spring Marie Migaud
BLY 544 101 Molecular Biology 3 Fall Ryan Littlefield
BLY 545 101 Bioinformatics of Genetics 1 Fall TBD
BLY 585 501 Evolutionary Biology 3 Spring Jason Strickland
BLY 590 102 Special Topics: Advanced Bioinformatics 3 Spring Glen Borchert
BLY 590 104 Special Topics: R for Biologists 1 Spring Jeremiah Henning
BLY 590 105 Special Topics: Biology Education 3 Spring Jeremiah Henning
BLY 592 501 Seminar 1 Spring Tim Sherman