University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Biology - Organismal (BIOO)

BIOO 105N - Introduction to Botany. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Introduction to the plant kingdom including anatomy, physiology and ecology. Gen Ed Attributes: Natural Science Lab Course (N)

Gen Ed Attributes: Natural Science Lab Course, Natural Science

BIOO 320 - General Botany. 5 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., BIOB 260 and BIOB 272.  Anatomy, morphology, ecology and physiology of photosynthetic organisms.

BIOO 335 - Rocky Mountain Flora. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., one college-level course in Biology or consent of instr. Elements of the evolution, geography and natural affinities of flowering plants. Identification using a manual of native plants of Montana.

BIOO 340 - Biology and Management of Fishes. 4 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., BIOB 272 and either STAT 216 or WILD 240. Diversity, adaptations and ecology of fishes. Analysis and management of fish populations and communities.

BIOO 395 - Field Work/Clinical/Practicum. 1-6 Credits.

(R-12) Field work, clinical, or practicum experience in the biological sciences.

BIOO 433 - Plant Physiology. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., BIOB 260 or consent of the instructor. The molecular, biochemical and biophysical basis of plant function, from the subcellular to the whole organism level. Level: Undergraduate-Graduate

BIOO 434 - Plant Physiology Lab. 1 Credit.

Offered spring. Prereq., or coreq., BIOO 433. Laboratory exercises designed to familiarize students with concepts and techniques in plant physiology. Level: Undergraduate-Graduate

BIOO 462 - Entomology. 4 Credits.

Offered alternate springs. Prereq. or Coreq., BIOB 272. The classification, morphology, anatomy, development, life-history, behavior and ecology of insects.  Labs include identification of major insect groups, internal and external anatomy and student collections. Level: Undergraduate-Graduate

BIOO 470 - Ornithology. 4 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq. or Coreq., BIOB 272; major of biology, Pre-Wildlife Biology, or Wildlife Biology, and must be of junior or senior standing. The classification, structure, evolution, behavior and ecology of birds. Level: Undergraduate-Graduate

BIOO 475 - Mammalogy. 4 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., BIOB 272. The evolution, systematics, anatomy, physiology and ecology of mammals. Level: Undergraduate-Graduate

BIOO 490 - Advanced Undergrad Research. 1-10 Credits.

(R-10) Offered every term. Prereq., junior or senior standing and consent of instr. Independent research under the direction of a faculty member. Level: Undergraduate-Graduate