UCF Biology

Courses

Below are examples of the current graduate courses. For a more complete list, please visit

http://www.graduatecatalog.ucf.edu/content/Courseslist.aspx?Department=Biology


Tropical Biology Research and Conservation - BSC 5258L

Research and conservation in New World tropics, including a field trip to Belize. Tropical biodiversity and forest ecology, integrating conservation strategies in research and communication. Occasional.

Credits: COS-BIOL 3(0,3)
Prerequisites: Graduate standing or C.I.

Biogeography - BSC 5821

Study of geographic variation in nature, ranging from past to present and from genes to ecosystems. Occasional.

Credits: COS-BIOL 4(4,0)
Prerequisites: Graduate standing or C.I.
Fee: $15.00

Zoo and Aquarium Biology Management - PAZ 5235

Conservation, propagation and exhibition of wild animals in captivity. Occasional.

Credits: COS-BIOL 3(3,0)
Prerequisites: Successful completion of PCB 3044 and PCB 3063 and C.I.

Ecosystems of Florida - PCB 5326C

Ecosystems of Florida will be discussed to include geography, geology, climate, energetics, nutrient cycling, community structure and conservation. Occasional.

Credits: COS-BIOL 5(3,2)
Prerequisites: PCB 3044, PCB 3044L or equivalent, and graduate status or senior standing or C.I.
Fee: $15.00

Marine Ecology of Florida - PCB 5435C

Survey of experimental methods used in the study of marine communities in central and southern Florida, combining field manipulation and readings from primary literature. Odd Spring.

Credits: COS-BIOL 4(2,6)
Prerequisites: BSC 4312C, graduate status or senior standing, or C.I.
Fee: $45.00

Models in Ecology - PCB 5485

A survey of how simulation models are applied to ecological questions of both a theoretical and managerial nature. Occasional.

Credits: COS-BIOL 3(3,0)
Prerequisites: PCB 3044, MAC 2311 (or equivalent), and graduate status or senior standing or C.I.
Fee: $15.00

Human Genetics - PCB 5665C

Human Genetics provides a theoretical framework for understanding the biology of the human species. Occasional.

Credits: COS-BIOL 4(3,2)
Prerequisites: PCB 3063, graduate status or senior standing, or C.I.
Fee: $15.00

Current Research in Population Genetics and Evolution - PCB 5935

Fundamentals of population genetics and application to evolutionary theory. Occasional.

Credits: COS-BIOL 3(3,0)
Prerequisites: Genetics and Population Biology or graduate standing in Biology.

Ichthyology - ZOO 5456C

Introduction to the biology of the fishes, their classification, evolution, and life histories. Occasional.  

Credits: COS-BIOL 4(2,6)
Prerequisites: ZOO 4310C, and graduate status or senior standing or C.I.
Fee: $25.00

Herpetology- ZOO 5463C - ZOO 5463C

Credits: COS-BIOL 4(2,4)
Prerequisites: PR: Admission to the M.S. in Biology, Ph.D. in Conservation Biology, Certificate in Conservation Biology, PSM in Conservation Biology, or C.I. Introduction to the biology of the amphibians and reptiles, their classification, evolution, and life histories. Odd Spring.
Fee: $60.00

Mammalogy - ZOO 5486C

Introduction to the biology of mammals, their classification, evolution, and life histories. Occasional.

Credits: COS-BIOL 4(2,6)
Prerequisites: 6 hours of zoology, and graduate status or senior standing, or C.I.
Fee: $15.00

Behavioral Ecology - ZOO 5520

Introduction to the field of Behavioral Ecology, which studies evolution of animal behavior in the wild. Occasional.

Credits: COS-BIOL 3(3,0)
Prerequisites: graduate status or senior standing, and C.I.