Courses

Below you will find the current course offerings listed by semester and then alphabetically by department. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at or 617-521-2111.

Spring 2019 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 07/18/2019 04:20PM

Behavior Analysis

BEHV 415 - Introduction to Single Subject Research Designs

Introduces graduate students to the fundamentals of behavior-analytic research and measurement methods. Covers the theoretical foundations of empirical research, as well as the practical issues in conducting experimental research. The majority of the course is devoted to methods related to single-case research (i.e., data collection, logic, and experimental designs).

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
BL 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

06:00PM-
09:30PM
MCB
C105
Philip N. Chase Open 15 No 4.00 Main Campus

BEHV 424 - Introduction to Behavior Analysis

Reviews the definition and characteristics of applied behavior analysis. Teaches the fundamental principles of behavior that provide the framework for instructional programming.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

06:00PM-
09:15PM
MCB
C106
Russell W. Maguire Open 15 No 4.00 Main Campus

BEHV 426 - Behavioral Assessment

Focuses on the identification of functional relationships and the evaluation of interventions from information gained through behavioral assessment. Teaches how to conduct descriptive analyses and how to systematically manipulate variables to demonstrate functional relationships between the educational environment and behavior.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

06:00PM-
08:30PM
MCB
C311
Simone K.F.V.B. Palmer Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

BEHV 427 - Methods for Changing Behavior I

Explores strategies to establish, strengthen, and weaken target behaviors. Emphasizes the generalization and maintenance of established behavioral repertoires.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

06:00PM-
09:30PM
MCB
E209
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

BEHV 445 - Advanced Topic Applied Behavior Analysis

Reviews issues regarding the selection of behavior change procedures, functional analysis, verbal behavior, establishing operations and classroom management.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

06:00PM-
09:30PM
MCB
E209
Ronald Allen Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
19 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

06:00PM-
09:30PM
N/A
Ronald Allen Open 2 No 4.00 RCS Learning Center

BEHV 461 - Mentoring Supervision I

This course is an experimental learning opportunity that provides students with access to guided application of skills and knowledge in an applied setting. It fulfills the requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board for completion of a supervised fieldwork under the category of Supervised Independent fieldwork.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

07:00PM-
08:30PM
MCB
C106
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Open 1 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

07:30PM-
09:00PM
MCB
W201
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Open 1 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

BEHV 462 - Mentoring Supervision II

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

04:30PM-
06:00PM
MCB
C104
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Open 3 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

06:15PM-
07:45PM
MCB
C104
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Open 2 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
03 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

06:15PM-
07:45PM
PCB
P208
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
04 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

07:30PM-
09:00PM
PCB
P210
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
19A 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

04:00PM-
05:30PM
N/A
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Open 1 Yes 4.00 RCS Learning Center
19B 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

05:45PM-
07:15PM
N/A
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 RCS Learning Center
19C 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

07:30PM-
09:00PM
N/A
Gretchen Allison Dittrich Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 RCS Learning Center

Biology

BIOL 104 - Introduction to Environmental Science

Introduces basic principles of ecology and environmental science relevant to the interactions between humans and their environment, unity and interconnections of life, and processes that drive ecological health. Relevance of ecology to today's society with emphasis on natural resource use, conservation, and the relationships of ecological health to human health.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
SCB
S251B
Anna Aguilera Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
SCB
S222
Anna Aguilera Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 113 - General Biology

Introduces basic principles of biology, including cell structure and function, biochemistry, and metabolism; Mendelian and molecular genetics; and discussion of the theory of evolution. Includes lecture and laboratory sessions.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
LEF
L316
William D. Todd Open 7 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 113L - General Biology Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
SCB
S109
Daniel Kroeger Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S109
Carrie Mahoney Open 3 No 0.00 Main Campus

BIOL 218 - Principles of Zoology

Studies animal form and function, the origin of animal diversity, and the strategies that animals use to thrive in diverse environments. Considers taxonomy and phylogeny of major animal groups. Includes lecture and laboratory sessions.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
PCB
P206
Maria Abate Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
PCB
P206
Maria Abate Open 5 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 218L - Principles of Zoology Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
SCB
S110
Maria Abate Open 2 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S110
Sarah Noelle Phenix Open 3 No 0.00 Main Campus

BIOL 221 - Microbiology

Introduces the biology of microorganisms: bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Stresses control of microbial populations, systematic study, and use of quantitative methods. Includes lecture and laboratory sessions.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
SOMC
M223
Courtney Judith Edison
Meredith Finn
Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
SOMC
M223
Courtney Judith Edison
Meredith Finn
Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 221L - Microbiology Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S224
Patrick J. Kearns Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S224
Patrick J. Kearns Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
SCB
S224
Rachel Daniels Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
04 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S224
Monica Boselli Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus
05 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S224
Humra Athar Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus

BIOL 225 - Cell Biology

Presents a thorough study of the cell, including structure, function, cell diversity, and methods of analysis. Examines major biochemical pathways of the cell in relation to particular organelles. Laboratory exercises introduce a wide range of techniques used by cell biologists.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
MCB
C101
Cassandra Saitow Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 225L - Cell Biology Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S221
Cassandra Saitow Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S221
Anne L. McCabe Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S221
TBA Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus

BIOL 231 - Anatomy and Physiology I

Presents an integrated approach to the fundamental facts and concepts of human anatomy and physiology. Examines the constituents of the human body through investigation of tissue types and histology, with further emphasis on skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems, and endocrine control. Laboratory includes histology, gross anatomy, dissection, and physiological experiments.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
N01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

08:00AM-
09:20AM
SOMC
M223
Sarah K. Volkman Open 25 No 4.00 Main Campus
N02 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
SCB
S183
Eric Luth Open 17 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 231L - Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
N1 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S227
Sarah Noelle Phenix Open 5 No 0.00 Main Campus
N2 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S227
Sarah Noelle Phenix Open 2 No 0.00 Main Campus
N4 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
SCB
S227
Ali Ahrabi Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
N5 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S227
Maria L. Burgess Open 5 No 0.00 Main Campus
N6 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S227
Sarah Noelle Phenix Open 5 No 0.00 Main Campus
N7 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S227
Ali Ahrabi Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus
N8 01/25/2019 -
05/03/2019
Friday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S227
Ali Ahrabi Open 5 No 0.00 Main Campus

BIOL 232 - Anatomy and Physiology II

Introduces structural relationships and functional integration of major systems of the human body, with emphasis on cardiovascular, lymphatic, immunological, respiratory, digestive, metabolism, renal, reproductive, and homeostatic systems. Laboratory includes histology, gross anatomy, dissection, and physiological experiments.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
SOMC
M223
Matthew Schwartz Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
SCB
S183
Matthew Schwartz Open 18 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 232L - Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S223
Jyl Richards Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S223
Matthew Schwartz Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
04 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
SCB
S223
Sarah Noelle Phenix Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
05 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S223
Jyl Richards Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus

BIOL 246 - Foundations of Exercise and Health

Class and lab introduce the student to the foundations of exercise that enhance health and prevent disease. Students learn to evaluate epidemiologic literature, studying factors that link lack of physical activity with the major chronic diseases of the present time.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

08:00AM-
09:20AM
SOMC
M222
Randi Lite Open 4 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 246L - Foundations of Exercise and Health Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S249
Karlyn L. Grimes Wcls 0 Yes 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
SCB
S249
Randi Lite Open 1 Yes 0.00 Main Campus
03 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

02:00PM-
04:50PM
SCB
S249
Courtney Judith Edison Open 0 Yes 0.00 Main Campus

BIOL 331 - Immunobiology

Considers the basic principles of immunology with applications of immunologic theory and techniques to microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, developmental biology, and evolution.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
SCB
S401
Jennifer A. Roecklein-Canfield, Ph.D Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 337 - Molecular Biology

Examines gene structure and function; regulation of DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis; the control of gene expression; and the use of recombinant technology as an investigative tool. Includes lecture and laboratory sessions.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

08:00AM-
09:20AM
SOMC
M223
Jane Lopilato Open 7 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 337L - Molecular Biology Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S109
Jane Lopilato Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S109
Shuchi Mittal Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S109
Humra Athar Open 6 No 0.00 Main Campus

BIOL 347 - Human Development and Genetics

Explores human development across the life span and the effect of genetic and environmental factors on growth, development, and human behavior; includes analysis of the impact of earlylife conditions on the health of individuals and populations. Intersects with courses in the public health major including nutrition, exercise physiology, and epidemiology.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
SCB
S251B
Matthew Schwartz Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 350 - Independent Laboratory Research

Consent of department required. Usually taken for two semesters(eight semester hours) but may be elected for one semester (eight semester hours) at the discretion of the faculty sponsor. Arrangements for satisfying this independent learning requirement should be made with the student's advisor or BIOL-350 coordinator before the end of the junior year.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
LEF
L004
Eric Luth Open 7 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 355 - Thesis

Consent of department required. Includes a thesis and an oral presentation at a scientific meeting or symposium. Required for all students completing an honors thesis in biology. Students must register for BIOL 350 or BIOL 370 in the first semester of their senior year.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
SCB
S423
Anna Aguilera Open 7 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 362 - Kinesiology

The analysis of human movement based on anatomical and mechanical principles. Emphasis is given to the application of these principles for the understanding of human movement and performance.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

08:00AM-
09:20AM
LEF
L316
Joel Lombard Open 6 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

BIOL 362L - Kinesiology Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
LEF
L305
Joel Lombard Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
LEF
L305
Joel Lombard Open 7 No 0.00 Main Campus

BIOL 370 - Internship

Consent of department required. Provides a supervised professional experience off campus. Potential sites include clinical settings, government agencies, conservation groups, and zoos. Placement is the student's responsibility,with the support of the Career Education Center and the approval of the department. Arrangements for satisfying this independent learning requirement should be made with the student's advisor or BIOL 370 coordinator before the end of the junior year.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
SCB
S251B
Rachel Daniels Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
SCB
S222
Meghan Garvey Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
03 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Rachel Daniels Open 30 Yes 8.00 Main Campus

Boston Course

BOS 101 - Boston Course

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
LEF
L005
Chris Cormier Hayes Open 12 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
PCB
P308
Lauren Elizabeth Rizzuto Open 11 No 4.00 Main Campus
Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 07/18/2019 04:20PM
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