Universidad del Mar  
   
     
 
 
 
BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN BIOLOGY
Department Chair
Dr. José Luis Villarruel Ordaz
jlvo@zicatela.umar.mx
Licenciatura en Biología
   
Graduate Profile
 
  • They will learn to critically appraise the knowledge, theories and methods currently in use, and seek to add to and improve these in the interests of the society as a whole.
  • They will work with professionals from other disciplines to generate the basic and applied knowledge to be used to develop and promote programs aimed at benefiting from and preserving the natural resources.
  • They will show responsibility in applying the techniques currently used in the field of biotechnology to seek out solutions to problems of knowledge, health and conservation.  They will, furthermore, have the bases necessary for generating new molecular techniques.
   
Fields of Action
 

 The Biology graduate will be able to undertake a broad range of productive activities related to managing natural resources, developing basic science and spreading scientific knowledge.  They will be able to work as free-lancers, in government institutions, in research centres, as teachers, and in private businesses.

   
Study Plan
 
FIRST SEMESTER

 History of Philosophical Thought
 General Biology
 Physics
 Inorganic Chemistry
 Mathematics I
SECOND SEMESTER

 General System Theory
 Celular Biology
 Procariotas Biology
 Organic Chemistry
 Mathematics II
THIRD SEMESTER

 Bio-statistics
 Physiochemistry
 Algae Biology
 Geology
 Biochemistry I
FOURTH SEMESTER

 Biochemistry II
 Statistical Methods
 Plant Biology I
 Embriology
 Climatology
FIFTH SEMESTER

 Plant Biology II
 Animal Anatomy
 Instrumental Techniques
 Vegetal  Physiology
 Biology of protozoans
SIXTH SEMESTER

 Genetics
 Paleontology
 Ecology of Populations and Communities
 Animal Histology
 Zoology I
SEVENTH SEMESTER

 Genetics of Populations
 Fungus Biology
 Systematics
  Animal Physiology
 Zoology II
EIGHTH SEMESTER

 Evolution
 Environmental Legislation
 Quantitive Ecology
  Molecular Biology
 Zoology III
NINTH SEMESTER

 Thesis Seminar I
 Management and Conservation of Natural Resources
 Elective I
  Elective II
 Elective III
TENTH SEMESTER

 Biogeography
 Thesis Seminar II
 Elective IV
 Elective V
 Elective VI
ELECTIVES I
 Immunology
 Genetic Engineering
 Wildlife

ELECTIVE II
 Enzimology
 Scientific Communication
 Biology of Conservation

ELECTIVES III
 Vegetal Biotechnology
 Philosophy of Science
 Environmental Education
 Bioethics

ELECTIVES IV
 Environmental Microbiology
 Land Management
 Environmental Impact

ELECTIVES IV
 Applied Biotechnology
 Multivariate Analysis
 Economics of Natural Resources and Environment

ELECTIVES VI
 Advanced Microbiology
 Geographic Information Systems
 Applied Paleontology
 
   
 
 
 
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