Writing Courses

To graduate with a degrees in the Department of Biological Sciences, students must complete a Program W course; that is, they must complete a writing course in their major department. All writing courses are 1 credit except for BIOSC 1010 which is 2 credits. Available W courses are listed below.
Abbreviations : Irr, offered irregularly; -e, offered on even-numbered years; -o, offered on odd-numbered years. BC - Biochemistry; CD - Cell/Developmental.

Course Restricted to Majors Description Syllabi Term Pre or Co (C)-requisites
0391 E&E Ecology Lab Writing Option   PDF image F BIOSC 0390c, ENGCMP 0200
1010 Biosc Communicating in the Biological Sciences (WRIT)    PDF F,Sp, Sm BIOSC 0160, Core BIOSC, ENGCMP 0200
1291 Micro. Genetic Engineering Lab Writing Option   PDF image Sp-o BIOSC 1290c, ENGCMP 0200
1511 Mol. Bio: CD Cell Biology Lab Writing Option   PDF image F BIOSC 1510c, ENGCMP 0200
1531 Mol. Bio: CD Developmental Biology Lab Writing Option   PDF logo Sp BIOSC 1530c, ENGCMP 0200
1551 E&E Ecology/Evolution Seminar Writing Option   PDF logo Sp BIOSC 1550c, ENGCMP 0200
1561 Mol. Bio: CD Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar Writing Option   PDF image Sp BIOSC 1560c, ENGCMP 0200
1571 Micro. Microbiology Seminar Writing Option   PDF logo Sp BIOSC 1570c, ENGCMP 0200
1581 Mol. Bio: BC Biochemistry Seminar Writing Option   Sp BIOSC 1580c, ENGCMP 0200
1741 Micro. Virology Lab Writing Option   PDF logo Sp BIOSC 1740c, ENGCMP 0200
1831 Mol.:Both Biochemistry Lab Writing Option   PDF logo Sp BIOSC 1830c, ENGCMP 0200
1861 Micro. Microbiology Lab Writing Option   PDF image F BIOSC 1860c, ENGCMP 0200
1951 Mol.:Both Molecular Genetics Lab Writing Option   PDF logo F BIOSC 1950c, ENGCMP 0200