Graduate courses

Core curriculum

Students must complete a minimum of 5 core courses during their first six academic quarters.
Two of those courses are required graduate level courses that all students
must take: Quantitative Methods (E207) and Writing Grant Proposals (E204).
(Note that E207 will not be offered in 2013-14)

In addition students must take one course each in the areas of Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution.
Although all three courses can be taken at the graduate level, one of the three courses may be taken as an upper division undergraduate course in a field in which students have not taken any previous undergraduate courses. 

If a student wishes to request an exception (an exemption or substitution),
s/he must submit a written request to the Graduate Advisor. Once approval has been given, the student must submit a General Petition found at to Graduate Division.


2013-2014 Offerings of
Approved Core Curriculum Courses

Physiology, Undergraduate courses
E109 (Human Physiology): Fall 2013 and Winter 2014
E127 (Physiological Plant Ecology): Fall 2013
E138 (Comparative Animal Physiology): not offered in 2013-14
E145 (Animal Coloration and Vision): Fall 2013
E170 (Mechanical Physiology): Spring 2014
E188 (Insect Physiology): not offered in 2013-14

Physiology, Graduate courses
E208 (Ecological and Evolutionary Physiology): not offered in 2013-14
(Note:  offered every other year)
Physio 206 (Intro Medical Physiology): odd schedule;intensive and take most
of the year to complete; see Tim Bradley or Jim Hicks if interested

Anatomy 201 (Human Gross Anatomy): odd schedule; intensive and take most
of the year to complete; see Tim Bradley or Jim Hicks if interested

Ecology, Undergraduate courses
E118 (Ecosystems Ecology): Winter 2014
E151 (Pop Dynamics in Ecology, Epidemiology, and Medicine): Spring 2014
E166 (Ecology Lab): Fall 2013
E186 (Population and Community Ecology): not offered in 2013-14

Ecology, Graduate courses
E205 (Special Topics in Ecology): Spring 2014
E251 (Pop Dynamics in Ecology, Epidemiology, and Medicine; concurrent with E151): Spring 2014

Evolution, undergraduate courses
E135 (Molecular Evolution): not offered in 2013-14
E137 (Genetics of Complex Traits): not offered in 2013-14
E153 (Functional and Structural Evolutionary Genomics): Spring 2013
E154 (Genetics & Human History): Winter 2014
E168 (Advanced Evolutionary Biology): not offered in 2013-14

Evolution, Graduate course
E206 (Special Topics in Evolution): Winter 2014


Departmental seminar series

Most quarters there is a Departmental Seminar Series (Eco Evo 201), where seminars are presented by research scientists from UCI as well as other universities.
All graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend these seminars.

Advanced graduate courses

The department offers advanced graduate seminar courses (eg: 210, 221, 223, 285)
in evolution, ecology, statistics and comparative physiology.

University teaching

If you are a teaching assistant for a class, you can sign
up for Eco Evo 399 (University Teaching) for 4 units.


General catalog

Schedule of Classes


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