Related Life Science Courses

 Approved courses from the following departments may be used to meet the Life Science course requirements.

[BRACKETED COURSES] are not being offered in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Biomedical Engineering (BE)
 
  • BE 110 (formerly Engineering Sciences 145), Physiological Systems Analysis
  • BE 121 (formerly Engineering Sciences 122), Cellular Engineering
  • [BE 130 (formerly Engineering Sciences 149), Neural Control of Movement]

Human Evolutionary Biology (HEB)

  • HEB 1280, Human Nature
  • HEB 1290, Cultural Evolution
  • HEB 1330, Primate Social Behavior
  • HEB 1339, The Human Brain in the Animal Kingdom
  • HEB 1361, Hormones and Life History Physiology
  •  HEB 1386, Human Evolution & Human Health (cross-listed with General Education as GENED 1027) 
  • HEB 1389, Coming of Age on Planet Earth
  • HEB 1418, Research Methods in Endocrinology (formerly Endocrinology and Behavior: Research Seminar)
  • HEB 1420, Human Evolutionary Anatomy
  • HEB 1480, Building the Human Body (formerly Human Evolution through Developmental Change)
  • HEB 1600, Evolutionary Genetics of Complex Human Traits
  • HEB 1610, Genes and Human Adaptations
  • [HEB 1250, Genetics and Human Evolution]
  • [HEB 1310, Hormones and Behavior]
  • [HEB 1328 (formerly Human Evolutionary Biology 1424), Evolutionary Medicine: Comparative Perspectives on Medical, Surgical, and Psychiatric Illness]
  • [HEB 1404, Human Adaptation]
  • [HEB 1417 (formerly HEB 2100), Diet and Exercise]
  • [HEB 1428, Becoming Human: The Long View (formerly Human Evolutionary Biology 1426, Becoming Human: New Techniques Investigate an Ancient Story)]

Life Sciences & Life and Physical Sciences (LIFESCI & LPS)

  • LIFESCI 1A, An Integrated Introduction to the Life Sciences: Chemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology
  • LIFESCI 1B, An Integrated Introduction to the Life Sciences: Genetics, Genomics, and Evolution
  • LIFESCI 2, Evolutionary Human Physiology and Anatomy
  • LIFESCI 50A, Integrated Science (first part of a year-long course; only 4 credits, or the equivalent of a half-course, can count for Psychology)
  • LIFESCI 50B, Integrated Science (second part of a year-long course; only 4 credits, or the equivalent of a half-course, can count for Psychology)
  • LIFESCI 100, Experimental Research in the Life Sciences (conditionally approved if students complete one of the neurobiology projects and email psychology@wjh.harvard.edu to request this count as a related life science course. Students must provide project title in e-mail) (jointly offered with Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology as MCB 100, Experimental Research in Molecular and Cellular Biology)
  • LPS A, Foundational Chemistry and Biology (Please note: LPS A will NOT count if taken after LS 1A)

Mathematics (MATH)

  • MATH 19A (formerly Mathematics 19), Modeling and Differential Equations for the Life Sciences
  • MATH 21A, Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 21B, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)

  • MCB 60, Cellular Biology and Molecular Medicine
  • MCB 63, Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
  • MCB 64, Cell Biology in the World (formerly The Cell Biology of Human Life in the World)
  • MCB 68, Cell Biology Through the Microscope
  • MCB 105, Systems Neuroscience
  • MCB 100, Experimental Research in Molecular and Cellular Biology (conditionally approved if students complete one of the neurobiology projects and email psychology@wjh.harvard.edu to request this count as a related life science course. Students must provide project title in e-mail) (jointly offered with Life Sciences as LS 100, Experimental Research in the Life Sciences)
  • MCB 111, Mathematics in Biology
  • MCB 115, Cellular Basis of Neuronal Function
  • MCB 125, Molecular Basis of Behavior
  • MCB 129, The Brain: Development, Plasticity and Decline
  • MCB 148, The Neurobiology of Pain
  • MCB 170, Brain Invaders: Building and Breaking Barriers in the Nervous System
  • MCB 186, Sleep and Circadian Clocks: from Biology to Public Health (formerly Circadian Biology: From Cellular Oscillators to Sleep Regulation)
  • [MCB 101, Human Genetics]
  • [MCB 131, Computational Neuroscience]
  • [MCB 145 (formerly Neurobiology 95HFB), Neurobiology of Perception and Decision-Making]
  • [MCB 146 (formerly Neurobiology 95C), Experience-Based Brain Development: Causes and Consequences]

Neuroscience (NEURO) (Department of Neurobiology changed its name to Department of Neuroscience as of 2018-19 academic year)

  • NEURO 101FA and 101FB (formerly Neurobiology 111A and 111B), Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • NEURO 101GA and 101GB, Sex and the Brain
  • NEURO 101JA and 101JB, Maps of the Brain: How We Organize the World
  • NEURO 101KA and 101KB, The Musical Brain: How the Brain Processes Sound and Creates Music
  • NEURO 101LA and 101LB, The Neurobiology of Sleep and its Role in Mental Health
  • NEURO 120, Introductory Computational Neuroscience
  • NEURO 130, Visual Recognition: Computational and Biophysical Perspective
  • NEURO 140, Biological and Artificial Intelligence
  • NEURO 143, Neurobiology of Vision and Blindness
  • [NEURO 101IA and 101IB (formerly Neurobiology 104A and 101B, and Neurobiology 101HFI), The Neurobiology of Drug Addiction]

Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (OEB)

  • OEB 10, Foundations of Biological Diversity
  • OEB 50, Genetics and Genomics
  • OEB 53 (formerly Biological Sciences 53), Evolutionary Biology
  • OEB 55 (formerly Biological Sciences 55), Ecology: Populations, Communities, and Ecosystems
  • OEB 57 (formerly Biological Sciences 57), Animal Behavior
  • OEB 145, Genes and Behaviors
  • OEB 223, Topics in Neurogenetics
  • [OEB 125, Molecular Ecology and Evolution]

Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (SCRB)

  • SCRB 10, Human Development and Regenerative Biology
  • SCRB 140, Developmental and Molecular Basis of Growth and Regeneration
  • SCRB 175, Glucose: From Molecule to Society
  • SCRB 180, Development, Plasticity, and Regeneration in the Mammalian Brain (formerly Repair and Regeneration in the Mammalian Brain)
  • SCRB 190, Understanding Aging: Degeneration, Regeneration, and the Scientific Search for the Fountain of Youth
  • [SCRB 182, Got (New) Brain? Evolution’s Role in Generation and Regenerating the Brain]

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