Botany Courses

Course numbers link to the official listing in myCourseGuide, which has the most current information on  classes, including credits, when the course was last taught and who is the current instructor.

Courses that have their own web pages are indicated with the following symbol: external link icon. Some courses' websites are hosted on Learn@UW, whose access is limited to enrolled students.

100's 200's 300's 400's 500's 600's 700's 800's 900's

Note that graduate courses numbered 700 or above restrict enrollment to students who have graduate standing, or who have received the instructor's consent to enroll.

 
100 level courses
#
course title (website external link icon)
cross-listed with
credits
100 Survey of Botany external link icon    3
123 Plants, Parasites, and People external link icon 
Plant Path
3
130 General Botany external link icon  Biology
5
151 Introductory Biology external link icon  Zoology, Biology 5
152 Introductory Biology external link icon  Zoology, Biology 5
160 Heredity Genetics, Zoology 3

200 level courses
#
course title (website external link icon)
cross-listed with
credits
240 Plants and Humans external link icon 
3
260 Introductory Ecology Zoology, Environmental Studies
3
299
Directed Study in Botany    1-3
    300 level courses
    #
    course title (website external link icon)
    cross-listed with
    credits
    300 Plant Anatomy   4
    305 Plant Morphology and Evolution external link icon 
      4
    330 Algae external link icon    3
    332 Fungi external link icon  Plant Pathology 4
    338 Environmental Biogeography
    Geog 3
    339 Plant Biotechnology: Principles and Techniques I external link icon Agronomy, Horitculture 4
    360 Bryophytes   3
    370 Grassland Ecology Agronomy, Soil Sciences 3

    400 level courses
    #
    course title (website external link icon)
    cross-listed with
    credits
    400 Plant Systematics external link icon 
    4
    401 Vascular Flora of Wisconsin external link icon 

    4
    402 Dendrology  external link icon  F&W Ecol
    2
    403 Field Collections and Identification
    1-4
    410 Evolutionary Biology Anthro, Zoology
    3
    422 Plant Geography external link icon 
    3
    455 The Vegetation of Wisconsin
    F&W Ecol
    4
    460 General Ecology external link icon  F&W Ecol, Zoology
    4
    466 General Genetics Genetics, Zoology 3
    473 Plant-Insect Interactions Entomology, Zoology 3
    474 Ethnobotany Anthro, Amer Ind
    (Ethnic Studies "e" designation)
    3-4

    500 level courses
    #
    course title (website external link icon)
    cross-listed with
    credits
    500 Plant Physiology
    3-4
    505 Plant-Microbe Interactions:
    Molecular and Ecological Aspects
    Entom, Plant Path 3
    555 Plant Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics Agronomy, Hort 2-3
    561 Introductory Cytogenetics Genetics, Hort 2-3
    563 Phylogenetic Analysis of Molecular Data
    3
    575 Special Topics
    1-3

    600 level courses
    #
    course title (website external link icon)
    cross-listed with
    credits
    621 Plant Biochemistry Biochem 3
    626 Mineral Nutrition of Plants
    Horticulture, Soil Sci 3
    629 Evolutionary Genetics
    Genetics, MD Genet
    3
    639 Capstone Course in Field Biology I
    Zoology
    1
    640 Capstone Course in Field Biology II Zoology
    3
    645 Modeling in Population Genetics and Evolution
    Genetics, Zoology 3
    651 Conservation Biology
    Envir St, F&W Ecol, Zoology
    3
    655 Biology and Genetics of Filamentous Fungi Genetics, MM&I, Microbio, Plant Path 3-4
    670 Adaptive Restoration Lab
    Land Arc
    2
    672 Historical Ecology
    F&W Ecol, Zoology
    2
    681/682 Senior Honors Thesis
    3
    691/692 Senior Thesis
    2-3
    698/699 Directed Study

    1-4

    700 level courses
    #
    course title (website external link icon)
    cross-listed with
    credits
    725 Ecosystem Concepts Zoology 3

    800 level courses
    #
    course title (website external link icon)
    cross-listed with
    credits
    801 Advanced Plant Community Ecology
    4
    802 Physiological Plant Ecology
    3
    820 Foundations in Evolution
    Entomology, Genetics, Zoology
    2
    840 Regulatory Mechanisms in Plant Development Biochem, Genetics
    3
    858 Special Topics in Plant Physiology   1-3
    860 Plant Cell Biology
      2
    879 Advanced Landscape Ecology
    F&W Ecol, Zoology
    3

    900 level courses
    #
    course title (website external link icon)
    cross-listed with
    credits
    911 Limnology and Marine Science Seminar Atm Ocn, Civ Engr, Envir St, Geosci, Zoology 1
    940 Seminar in Plant Systematics and Evolution external link icon 
      1
    941 Plant Taxonomy Journal Review
    1
    950 Seminar - Plant Ecology   1
    951 Plant Ecology Journal Review
    1
    953
    Seminar - Introduction to Ecology Research at UW-Madison
    Agronomy, Atm Ocn, Entom, Envir St, F&W Ecol, Geog, Zoology  2
    960 Seminar - Plant Physiology   1
    980 Earth System Science Seminar
    Atm Ocn, Envir St, F&W Ecol, Geog, Geosci, Zoology 1
    990 Research - Phycology
    1-12
    994 Research - Plant Systematics
    1-12
    995 Research - Plant Ecology
    1-12
    996 Research - Plant Physiology
    1-12