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Plant Biology concentration (Undergraduate Biology Major)

More information about concentrations in the Undergraduate Biology Major. (Not to be confused with the SIPS Plant Sciences Major.)

Interested in Plants?

Whether plant diversity, medicinal plants, or molecular biology and plant biotechnology, we have courses that address your interests and world-class labs for doing research Fulfill the Plant Biology Concentration or try something new!

* Course can be used to fulfill Plant Biology Concentration

Interested in Health and Medicinal Plants?

  • PLBIO 1100 - Medical Ethnobotany
  • PLBIO 1120 - Issues in Social Biology: from Diet to Diseases, DNA to Deforestation
  • PLBIO 2210 - Natural Remedies and Ethnohealth
  • PLBIO 2470 - Plants and People *
  • PLBIO 3800 - Strategies and Methods in Drug Discovery
  • PLBIO 4620 - Plant Biochemistry *

Interested in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology?

  • PLBIO 3430 - Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering of Plants *
  • PLBIO 3431 - Laboratory in Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering of Plants *
  • PLBIO 4440 - Plant Cell Biology *

Interested in Plant Diversity and Evolution?

  • PLBIO 2300 - Global Plant Biodiversity and Vegetation
  • PLBIO 2301 - Field Lab in Global Plant Biodiversity and Vegetation
  • PLBIO 2400 - Green World/Blue Planet
  • PLBIO 2410 - Introductory Plant Biodiversity and Evolution * 
  • PLBIO 2440 - Evolutionary Plant Biology 
  • PLBIO 2450 - Plant Biology
  • PLBIO 2470 - Plants and People *
  • PLBIO 2480 - Vascular Plant Systematics *
  • PLBIO 3450 - Basic Plant Anatomy *
  • PLBIO 3590 - Biology of Grasses

Interested in research?

Consider doing a research project in one of our world-class plant biology labs