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, 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