School of Integrative Biology

School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Courses

SIB Approved ADvanced Area Courses

The list below shows the SIB courses that fulfill Area requirements in the IB undergraduate major and the area(s) into which they fall. Click here to see the list of IB Advising Options and links to courses suggested for each.


Course No.Course TitleCredit (hours)Offered

Area I:  Organismal & Evolutionary Biology

IB 335 Systematics of Plants* 4 spring
IB 360 Evolution and Human Health 3 fall
IB 368 Vertebrate Natural History* 4 fall
IB 401 Introduction to Entomology* 3 or 4 fall
IB 406 Evolution of Adaptive Systems 3 fall
IB 410 Evolution and Development 3  
IB 461 Ornithology (Birds)* 4 spring
IB 462 Mammalogy (Mammals)*
(involves vertebrate dissection in some labs)
4 fall, odd years
IB 463 Ichthyology (Fishes)* 4

fall, even years

 IB 464

Herpetology 4 spring, odd years

IB 471

General Mycology(Fungi)* 4 fall, even years

Area II:  Behavior, Ecology, & the Environment

IB 329 Animal Behavior 3 spring
IB 361 Ecology and Human Health 3 spring
IB 405 Ecological Genetics 3 spring, odd years
IB 431 Behavioral Ecology 3 fall, odd years
IB 432 Genes and Behavior 3 spring
IB 439 Biogeography 3 spring, even years
IB 440 Plants and Global Change 3 spring, odd years
IB 443 Evolutionary Ecology 3 fall, odd years
IB 444 Insect Ecology** 3 or 4 fall, even years
IB 449

Limnology (Aquatic Ecology)*

(lecture only - 3,
with lab - 4)

3 or 4 fall, odd years
IB 451 Conservation Biology* 4 spring, odd years
IB 452 Ecosystem Ecology 3 fall, odd years
IB 453 Community Ecology 3 fall, even years
IB 481 Biology of Disease Vectors* 4 spring, even years
IB 482 Insect Pest Management* 3 fall, odd years
IB 485 Environ Toxicology & Health 3 spring
IB 486 Pesticide Toxicology 3 (U) or 4 (G) spring, odd years
IB 496 ABL Animal Behavior Lab

3

fall 
IB 496 JO Theoretical Biology & Math Modeling

 3

spring, even  years

Area III:  Integrative Anatomy, Physiology, & Molecular Biology

IB 364 Bioinformatics and the Human Genome 3

spring face to face/summer online

IB 420 Plant Physiology 3 spring
IB 424 Plant Development 3 fall, odd years
IB 426 Env and Evol Physl of Animals 3 fall (not to be offered fall '14)
IB 427 Insect Physiology* 4 spring, even years
IB 433 Comparative Anatomy*
(involves vertebrate dissection in some labs)
5 spring
IB 472 Plant Molecular Biology*** 1 fall (1st half) even years
IB 473 Plant Genomics*** 1 fall (2nd half) even years
IB 474 Plant Proteomics*** 1 fall (1st half) even years
IB 475 Plant Metabolomics*** 1 fall (2nd half) even years

 

 

 *  = Course with field or laboratory component

 

**  = Course may be taken with or without laboratory

 

*** = Two of these four courses are required to meet the Area III requirement