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Biology Program Requirements

Program Faculty

Professor Emerita

  • Susan Bear
  • Elizabeth Gardner

Contact:

Colleen Krieser – Professor of Biology
kriesercolleen@pmc.edu
Tel: 617-731-7047

* indicates there is a laboratory component

Core Courses

  • BI 101 Principles of Biology I *
  • BI 102 Principles of Biology II *
  • BI 205 Anatomy and Physiology I *
  • BI 206 Anatomy and Physiology II *
  • BI 289 Biostatistics
  • BI 375 Genetics and Molecular Biology *
  • BI 490 Senior Seminar
  • BI 495 Senior Internship
  • CH 110 Principles of Chemistry I *
  • CH 120 Principles of Chemistry II *
  • CH 200 Organic Chemistry I *
  • CH 301 Biochemistry of Macromolecules *

Electives at the 200 level

  • CH 201 Organic Chemistry II *
  • BI 201 Special Topics in Cell Biology (can be taken at either the 200 or 300-level)
  • BI 202 Evolution and Biodiversity
  • BI 203 Cell Biology*
  • BI 210 Introduction to Biomedical Laboratory Sciences*
  • BI 211 Protein Purification and Analysis *
  • BI 212 Environmental Issues
  • BI 213 Techniques in Molecular Biology *
  • BI 225 Nutrition
  • BI 240 The Biology of Women 
  • BI 250 The Biology of HIV & AIDS
  • BI 254 Cell Culture Techniques *
  • Bi 275 Critical Issues in Genetics for Women
  • BI 280 Ethical Issues of Science & Technology 
  • BI 292 Introduction to Marine Mammals
  • BI 294 Marine Biology

Electives at the 300 level

  • BI 301 Special Topics in Cell Biology
  • BI 330 Microbiology & Human Infectious Disease * 
  • BI 345 Psychopharmacology
  • BI 360 Introduction to Epidemiology 
  • BI 380 Pathophysiology
  • BI 391 Biology of Whales
  • BI 394 Coastal Zone Management
  • BI 395 Wetlands: Ecology, Hydrology, Restoration 

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Recent Internship Sites:

  • Research Labs: Academic Basic Research, clinical research and Biotech
  • Autopsy Suite, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Pathology Department, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 
  • Emergency Room, Boston Medical Center 
  • Pediatrics Department, Boston Medical Center 
  • OB-GYN physician’s office at Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital
  • Transitional Psychiatric Care unit, The Lemuel Shattuck Hospital 
  • Hospice agencies
  • EasCare Ambulance
  • Alzheimer’s Unit, Newton Elder Care Center 
  • East Boston Community Health Center 
  • Blue Hills Community Health Center 
  • Boston Healthcare for the Homeless
  • Brookline Police Department