Disclaimer: The percentages listed below are calculated based on the grading information and assignment sections of publicly available syllabi. The information provided is an approximation on the types of assignments within each individual class and is not meant as an absolute interpretation of all the inherent activities in said class(es).

BIOL 1110 - Biological Diversity

Writing Required: 0% - 10%

The laboratory part of the class contains pre and postlab assignments that require some element of writing.

BIOL 2022 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Writing Required: 0% - 10%

This class is primarily multiple choice exams.

BIOL 3513 - Human Physiology

Writing Required: 45% - 55%

The exams contain short answer and essay questions for this class as well as the writing required to complete the lab assignments.

BIOL 3526 - Vertebrate Histology

Writing Required: 45% - 55%

The exams contain short answer and essay questions for this class as well as the writing required to complete the lab assignments.

BIOL 4734 - Neuroscience

Writing Required: 25% - 85%

This class contains essays and exams with fill-in-the-blank and short answer questions as well as discussion posts.

BIOL 4984 - Senior Biology Seminar

Writing Required: 40% - 50%

This class contains presentation summary critiques as well as a cover letter assignment.

BIOL 4985 - Special Topics in Biology

Writing Required: 25% - 35%

This class contains short papers and lab reports.

BIOL 4986 - Biological Internship

This class is graded with a (S) Satisfactory or (U) Unsatisfactory. Any writing that would be required is dependent on the student's placement and tasked responsibilities.

Classes Without Information:

(Currently, these classes do not have publicly-accessible syllabi available for review.)

BIOL 1010 - Fundamentals of Biology

BIOL 1010L - Fundamentals of Biology Laboratory

BIOL 1011 - Biology of Human Reproduction

BIOL 1012 - Ecology and Environmental Biology

BIOL 1013 - Biology of AIDS and Infectious Disease

BIOL 1014 - Nutrition

BIOL 1015 - The Unseen World of Microbes

BIOL 1015L - The Unseen World of Microorganisms Lab

BIOL 1016 - Biology of Human Reproduction

BIOL 1101 - Freshman Biology Seminar

BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology I

BIOL 1107L - Principles of Biology I Laboratory

BIOL 1108 - Principles of Biology II

BIOL 1108L - Principles of Biology II Laboratory

BIOL 2021 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 2021L - Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory

BIOL 2022L - Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory

BIOL 2030 - Medical Microbiology

BIOL 2030L - Medical Microbiology Laboratory

BIOL 2107 - Principles of Biology I for Biology Majors

BIOL 2107L - Principles of Biology I Lab for Biology Majors

BIOL 2108 - Principles of Biology II for Biology Majors

BIOL 2108L - Principles of Biology II Lab for Biology Majors

BIOL 2120 - Biological Computer Applications

BIOL 2983 - Undergraduate Biology Research

BIOL 2985 - Special Topics in Biology

BIOL 3010 - Biology for Middle Grades Education

BIOL 3134 - Cell and Molecular Biology

BIOL 3135 - Ecology

BIOL 3221 - Taxonomy of Flowering Plants and Ferns

BIOL 3223 - Vascular Plants

BIOL 3226 - Natural History of Vertebrates

BIOL 3231 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

BIOL 3232 - Vertebrate Evolution

BIOL 3242 - Evolution

BIOL 3310 - Microbiology

BIOL 3621 - Genetics and Medical Genetics

BIOL 3825 - Research Methods

BIOL 4241 - Entomology

BIOL 4242 - Invertebrate Zoology

BIOL 4245 - Ichthyology

BIOL 4266 - Molecular Ecology

BIOL 4315 - Bacterial Genetics

BIOL 4321 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology

BIOL 4325 - Advanced Medical Microbiology

BIOL 4424 - Wildlife Habitat Ecology

BIOL 4425 - Fire Ecology

BIOL 4427 - Conservation Biology

BIOL 4440 - Aquatic Ecology

BIOL 4441 - Animal Behavior

BIOL 4445 - Marine Biology

BIOL 4450 - Terrestrial Ecology

BIOL 4503 - Biological Perspectives: Biochemistry

BIOL 4520 - Developmental Biology and Embryology

BIOL 4539 - Comparative Physiology

BIOL 4541 - Plant Physiology

BIOL 4666 - Evolutionary Genomics

BIOL 4727 - Essentials of Immunology

BIOL 4728 - Bacterial Pathogenesis

BIOL 4729 - Medical Virology

BIOL 4730 - Emerging Pathogens

BIOL 4731 - Introduction to Toxicology

BIOL 4732 - Biology of Aging

BIOL 4733 - Nutrition

BIOL 4735 - Parasitology

BIOL 4981 - Independent Study

BIOL 4983 - Advanced Undergraduate Biology Research